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1953 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 99-52 .656
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 801-547 + 254
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,537,811 2/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Turner
Assistant Coach: Bill Dickey
Assistant Coach: Ralph Houk
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9952.656--
9262.5978.5
8965.57811.5
8469.54916.0
7676.50023.5
6094.39040.5
5995.38341.5
54100.35146.5
  • 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 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Loren Babe3B5-10180L-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    9Hank BauerOF6-0192R-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    8Yogi BerraC5-8194L-R281946Not draftedMLB--
    40Ewell BlackwellP6-6195R-R301942Not draftedMLB--
    45Don Bollweg1B6-1190L-L321950Not draftedMLB--
    27Jim BrideweserSS-2B6-0165R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    6Andy Carey3B6-1195R-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    41Bob CervOF6-0200R-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    42Jerry Coleman2B-SS6-0170R-R281949Not draftedMLB--
    15Joe Collins1B6-0185L-L301948Not draftedMLB--
    16Whitey FordP5-10181L-L241950Not draftedMLB--
    24Tom GormanP6-1190R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    32Ralph HoukC5-11193R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    35Steve KralyP5-10152L-L241953Not draftedMLB--
    21Bob KuzavaP6-2204B-L301946Not draftedMLB--
    30Ed LopatP5-10185L-L351944Not draftedMLB--
    7Mickey MantleOF5-11198B-R211951Not draftedMLB--
    1Billy Martin2B5-11165R-R251950Not draftedMLB--
    18Jim McDonaldP5-10185R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    12Gil McDougald2B-3B6-1180R-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    23Bill MillerP6-0175L-L251952Not draftedMLB--
    20Willy MirandaSS5-9150B-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    36Johnny Mize1B6-2215L-R401936Not draftedMLB--
    25Irv NorenOF6-0190L-L281950Not draftedMLB--
    17Vic RaschiP6-1205R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    28Bill RennaOF6-3218R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    22Allie ReynoldsP6-0195R-R381942Not draftedMLB--
    10Phil RizzutoSS5-6160R-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    11Johnny SainP6-2200R-R351942Not draftedMLB--
    19Ray ScarboroughP6-0185R-R351942Not draftedMLB--
    20,38Art SchallockP5-9160L-L291951Not draftedMLB--
    35Johnny SchmitzP6-0170R-L321941Not draftedMLB--
    43Art Schult1B-OF6-4220R-R251953Not draftedMLB--
    29Charlie SilveraC5-10175R-R281948Not draftedMLB--
    26Gus TriandosC6-3215R-R221953Not draftedMLB--
    14Gene WoodlingOF5-9195L-R301943Not draftedMLB--


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