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1953 Brooklyn Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 105-49 .682
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 955-689 + 266
Roster Continuity 77.15% 7/16
Manager(s): Chuck Dressen
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Ballpark: Ebbets Field
Attendance: 1,163,419 4/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Billy Herman
Assistant Coach: Cookie Lavagetto
Assistant Coach: Jake Pitler
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24,32Bill AntonelloOF5-11185R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    5Wayne Belardi1B6-1185L-L221950Not draftedMLB--
    49Joe BlackP6-2220R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    13Ralph BrancaP6-3220R-R271944Not draftedMLB--
    39Roy CampanellaC5-8200R-R311948Not draftedMLB--
    3Billy Cox3B-SS5-10150R-R331941Not draftedMLB--
    17Carl ErskineP5-10165R-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    6Carl FurilloOF6-0190R-R311946Not draftedMLB--
    19Jim Gilliam2B-3B5-10175B-R241953Not draftedMLB--
    14Gil Hodges1B6-1200R-R291943Not draftedMLB--
    9Dixie HowellC5-11195R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    18Jim HughesP6-1200R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    41Clem LabineP6-0180R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    30Billy LoesP6-1170R-R231950Not draftedMLB--
    48Carmen MauroOF6-0167L-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    34Russ MeyerP6-1185B-R291946Not draftedMLB--
    46Glenn MickensP6-0175R-R221953Not draftedMLB--
    25Bob MillikenP6-0195R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    48Ray MooreP6-1205R-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    2Bobby Morgan2B-SS5-9175R-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    23Erv PalicaP6-1180R-R251947Not draftedMLB--
    45Johnny PodresP5-11192L-L201953Not draftedMLB--
    1Pee Wee ReeseSS5-9175R-R341940Not draftedMLB--
    42Jackie Robinson2B-3B5-11204R-R341947Not draftedMLB--
    28Preacher RoeP6-2170R-L381938Not draftedMLB--
    8George ShubaOF5-11180L-R281948Not draftedMLB--
    4Duke SniderOF6-0190L-R261947Not draftedMLB--
    37Dick TeedH5-11180B-R271953UDFAMLB--
    29Don ThompsonOF6-0185L-L291949Not draftedMLB--
    46Ben WadeP6-3205R-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    10Rube WalkerC6-1185L-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    38Dick WilliamsOF-3B6-0190R-R241951Not draftedMLB--

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