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1953 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  50-104   .325
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Haney
General Manager:   Branch Rickey
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  572,757
Playoffs: Season in progress

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Sandlock (37)
Youngest Player:  Nick Koback (17)
Longest Tenure:  Ralph Kiner (8)
Top Hitter:  Ralph Kiner (13)
Top Pitcher:  Johnny Lindell (15)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  54.71%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn10549.682--
Milwaukee9262.59713.0
Philadelphia8371.53922.0
St. Louis8371.53922.0
NY Giants7084.45535.0
Cincinnati6886.44237.0
Chi Cubs6589.42240.0
Pittsburgh50104.32555.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-04-14@ BRO1L  5-8-12,433Murry DicksonCarl ErskineJoe BlackMurry Dickson 58-3
1953-04-15@ BRO2L  2-4-3,149Johnny LindellRuss MeyerRuss MeyerJohnny Lindell 712-5
1953-04-16vs PHI3W  14-12-16,220 Howie PolletKarl DrewsMurry DicksonAndy Hansen 2124-3
1953-04-19vs BRO4L  4-12-8,801 Murry DicksonCarl ErskineCarl ErskineMurry Dickson 2536-11
1953-04-21vs NY15W  5-4-0 Bob FriendSal MaglieBob FriendSal Maglie 3040-10
1953-04-22vs NY16L  2-4-10,603 Paul LaPalmeJim HearnJim HearnPaul LaPalmeHoyt Wilhelm3244-12
1953-04-23vs NY17W  6-5-4,372 Howie PolletDave KosloHowie PolletDave KosloJohnny Hetki3849-11
1953-04-24@ PHI8L  3-5-6,506Bob HallJim KonstantyJim KonstantyBob Hall 4154-13
1953-04-25@ PHI9L  6-7-6,265Johnny LindellCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsJohnny LindellAndy Hansen4761-14
1953-04-26@ PHI10L  5-7-0Bob FriendRobin RobertsRobin RobertsBob Friend 5268-16
1953-04-26@ PHI11L  1-8-18,490Bill MacdonaldKarl DrewsKarl DrewsBill Macdonald 5376-23
1953-04-28vs CHN12L  3-5-5,870 Paul LaPalmeBob RushBob RushPaul LaPalmeDutch Leonard5681-25
1953-04-29vs CHN13W  4-3-8,744 Murry DicksonWarren HackerMurry DicksonWarren Hacker 6084-24
1953-04-30vs CHN14W  4-2-2,930 Bob FriendPaul MinnerRoy FacePaul Minner 6486-22
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-05-01vs CIN15W  8-3-14,826 Paul PettitHarry PerkowskiPaul PettitHarry PerkowskiMurry Dickson7289-17
1953-05-02vs CIN16W  12-4-7,437 Paul LaPalmeBud PodbielanPaul LaPalmeBud Podbielan 8493-9
1953-05-03vs SLN17W  8-2-26,001 Johnny LindellHarvey HaddixJohnny LindellHarvey Haddix 9295-3
1953-05-04vs SLN18L  0-5-18,778 Murry DicksonVinegar Bend MizellVinegar Bend MizellMurry Dickson 92100-8
1953-05-09@ NY119W  2-0-0Johnny LindellLarry JansenJohnny LindellLarry Jansen 94100-6
1953-05-09@ NY120L  4-6-9,889Paul PettitBill ConnellyHoyt WilhelmPaul Pettit 98106-8
1953-05-10@ NY121L  0-4-0Murry DicksonSal MaglieSal MaglieMurry Dickson 98110-12
1953-05-10@ NY122L  2-3-17,940Bob FriendJim HearnFrank HillerHowie Pollet 100113-13
1953-05-14@ MLN23L  2-3-15,438Johnny LindellJim WilsonJim WilsonJohnny Lindell 102116-14
1953-05-15@ MLN24L  3-4-8,744Bob FriendMax SurkontMax SurkontBob Friend 105120-15
1953-05-16@ CHN25W  3-2-9,728Murry DicksonBob RushMurry DicksonBob RushJohnny Hetki108122-14
1953-05-17@ CHN26L  2-6-0Paul LaPalmePaul MinnerPaul MinnerPaul LaPalme 110128-18
1953-05-17@ CHN27L  3-7-7,745Paul PettitJohnny KlippsteinJohnny KlippsteinPaul PettitWarren Hacker113135-22
1953-05-19@ SLN28L  1-2-7,607Johnny LindellGerry StaleyGerry StaleyJohnny LindellStu Miller114137-23
1953-05-20@ SLN29L  6-11-5,715Bob FriendJoe PreskoJoe PreskoBob FriendAl Brazle120148-28
1953-05-21vs PHI30W  7-2-7,507 Murry DicksonKarl DrewsMurry DicksonKarl Drews 127150-23
1953-05-23vs NY131W  8-4-7,444 Paul LaPalmeRuben GomezPaul LaPalmeRuben Gomez 135154-19
1953-05-24vs NY132L  3-11-20,966 Johnny LindellLarry JansenLarry JansenJohnny LindellHoyt Wilhelm138165-27
1953-05-25vs NY133L  3-6-2,369 Bob FriendAl CorwinFrank HillerBob Friend 141171-30
1953-05-27vs PHI34L  2-14-0 Murry DicksonRobin RobertsRobin RobertsMurry Dickson 143185-42
1953-05-27vs PHI35W  8-6-16,935 Bob HallSteve RidzikRoy FaceKarl DrewsMurry Dickson151191-40
1953-05-28vs PHI36L  8-9-2,437 Paul LaPalmeJim KonstantyJim KonstantyPaul LaPalme 159200-41
1953-05-29vs BRO37L  4-7-3,902 Johnny LindellRuss MeyerRuss MeyerJohnny LindellJim Hughes163207-44
1953-05-30vs BRO38L  4-7-0 Murry DicksonPreacher RoeBen WadeMurry Dickson 167214-47
1953-05-30vs BRO39L  1-4-31,029 Bob FriendJohnny PodresJohnny PodresBob FriendCarl Erskine168218-50
1953-05-31@ BRO40L  3-4-25,277Bob HallBilly LoesBilly LoesPaul LaPalmeJim Hughes171222-51
1953-05-31@ BRO41L  1-4-25,277Johnny HetkiBob MillikenBob MillikenJohnny Hetki 172226-54
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-06-02vs CHN42W  4-3-8,158 Johnny LindellBob RushJohnny HetkiJohnny Klippstein 176229-53
1953-06-03vs CHN43W  1-0-8,165 Paul LaPalmeWarren HackerPaul LaPalmeWarren Hacker 177229-52
1953-06-04vs CHN44W  6-1-3,182 Bob HallPaul MinnerBob HallPaul Minner 183230-47
1953-06-05vs CIN45L  4-7-12,229 Murry DicksonHerm WehmeierHerm WehmeierRoger Bowman 187237-50
1953-06-06vs CIN46L  7-15-6,685 Johnny HetkiKen RaffensbergerFrank SmithBob FriendJackie Collum194252-58
1953-06-07vs CIN47L  1-6-0 Bob SchultzBud PodbielanBud PodbielanBob Schultz 195258-63
1953-06-07vs CIN48L  6-11-9,021 Johnny LindellJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallJohnny LindellHarry Perkowski201269-68
1953-06-08vs SLN49L  3-5-7,643 Paul LaPalmeVinegar Bend MizellAl BrazleJohnny HetkiStu Miller204274-70
1953-06-09vs SLN50W  7-4-1,894 Bob HallHarvey HaddixBob HallHarvey Haddix 211278-67
1953-06-10vs SLN51L  1-5-8,937 Bob FriendJoe PreskoJoe PreskoBob FriendHal White212283-71
1953-06-11vs SLN52L  3-5-2,178 Johnny LindellStu MillerStu MillerJohnny LindellHal White215288-73
1953-06-12vs MLN53L  2-11-17,344 Bob SchultzMax SurkontMax SurkontBob Schultz 217299-82
1953-06-12vs MLN54W  4-2-0 Murry DicksonJohnny AntonelliMurry DicksonJohnny Antonelli 221301-80
1953-06-13vs MLN55L  4-5-5,134 Paul LaPalmeWarren SpahnLew BurdettePaul LaPalme 225306-81
1953-06-14vs MLN56L  3-7-0 Bob HallDon LiddleDon LiddleBob Hall 228313-85
1953-06-14vs MLN57L  0-8-15,083 Roger BowmanBob BuhlBob BuhlRoger Bowman 228321-93
1953-06-15vs MLN58W  3-2-6,548 Bob FriendJim WilsonBob FriendJim Wilson 231323-92
1953-06-16@ CHN59W  6-5-0Johnny LindellPaul MinnerJohnny LindellPaul Minner 237328-91
1953-06-16@ CHN60L  2-3-11,427Murry DicksonHowie PolletHowie PolletMurry DicksonJohnny Klippstein239331-92
1953-06-17@ CHN61L  4-5-5,422Roy FaceBubba ChurchTurk LownJohnny Hetki 243336-93
1953-06-18@ CHN62L  4-8-3,969Bob HallBob RushBob RushBob HallDutch Leonard247344-97
1953-06-19@ SLN63L  2-10-7,552Paul LaPalmeVinegar Bend MizellVinegar Bend MizellPaul LaPalme 249354-105
1953-06-20@ SLN64L  1-2-9,019Bob FriendJoe PreskoJoe PreskoBob Friend 250356-106
1953-06-21@ SLN65W  5-2-10,451Murry DicksonStu MillerMurry DicksonStu Miller 255358-103
1953-06-22@ SLN66L  3-6-5,625Johnny LindellGerry StaleyGerry StaleyJohnny Lindell 258364-106
1953-06-23@ MLN67W  1-0-26,299Bob HallWarren SpahnBob HallWarren Spahn 259364-105
1953-06-24@ MLN68W  10-1-21,438Roy FaceVern BickfordRoy FaceVern Bickford 269365-96
1953-06-25@ MLN69W  6-4-14,841Bob FriendDon LiddleJohnny HetkiBob Buhl 275369-94
1953-06-26@ CIN70L  4-8-0Murry DicksonJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallMurry DicksonClyde King279377-98
1953-06-26@ CIN71L  1-4-7,758Paul LaPalmeJackie CollumJackie CollumPaul LaPalme 280381-101
1953-06-27@ CIN72L  5-15-2,599Johnny LindellBud PodbielanHarry PerkowskiRoy Face 285396-111
1953-06-28@ CIN73L  1-4-0Bob HallFred BaczewskiFred BaczewskiBob Hall 286400-114
1953-06-28@ CIN74L  2-9-10,432Roger BowmanKen RaffensbergerKen RaffensbergerRoger Bowman 288409-121
1953-06-30@ NY175W  3-1-13,805Murry DicksonRuben GomezMurry DicksonRuben Gomez 291410-119
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-07-01@ NY176W  5-3-4,429Johnny LindellSal MaglieJohnny HetkiHoyt Wilhelm 296413-117
1953-07-04@ BRO77L  5-6-30,029Bob HallRuss MeyerJim HughesBob HallBen Wade301419-118
1953-07-04@ BRO78W  5-2-30,029Bob FriendBob MillikenBob FriendBilly Loes 306421-115
1953-07-05vs PHI79L  0-2-0 Murry DicksonRobin RobertsRobin RobertsMurry Dickson 306423-117
1953-07-05vs PHI80W  7-4-11,404 Jim WaughSteve RidzikJim WaughSteve RidzikPaul LaPalme313427-114
1953-07-06vs BRO81L  2-14-13,497 Paul LaPalmeRuss MeyerRuss MeyerPaul LaPalmeJim Hughes315441-126
1953-07-07vs BRO82L  4-5-0 Johnny LindellCarl ErskineCarl ErskineJohnny LindellBen Wade319446-127
1953-07-07vs BRO83L  5-9-9,687 Bob HallPreacher RoePreacher RoeBob HallBob Milliken324455-131
1953-07-08vs NY184L  7-10-7,095 Bob FriendJim HearnLarry JansenJohnny HetkiDave Koslo331465-134
1953-07-09vs NY185L  0-4-3,391 Roy FaceRuben GomezRuben GomezRoy Face 331469-138
1953-07-10@ PHI86L  3-13-6,466Murry DicksonCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsMurry Dickson 334482-148
1953-07-11@ PHI87L  4-8-3,608Jim WaughJim KonstantySteve RidzikMurry Dickson 338490-152
1953-07-12@ PHI88L  4-6-0Roy FaceRobin RobertsRobin RobertsRoy Face 342496-154
1953-07-12@ PHI89L  5-6-10,806Paul LaPalmeBob MillerSteve RidzikPaul LaPalme 347502-155
1953-07-16vs MLN90W  5-2-11,775 Bob FriendJohnny AntonelliBob FriendJohnny Antonelli 352504-152
1953-07-17vs MLN91L  2-8-11,565 Bob HallWarren SpahnWarren SpahnBob Hall 354512-158
1953-07-18vs MLN92L  3-4-4,674 Jim WaughDon LiddleDon LiddleJim WaughLew Burdette357516-159
1953-07-19vs SLN93L  2-8-0 Murry DicksonHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixMurry Dickson 359524-165
1953-07-19vs SLN94W  6-4-9,045 Roy FaceVinegar Bend MizellPaul LaPalmeVinegar Bend Mizell 365528-163
1953-07-20vs SLN95L  4-9-9,045 Bob FriendStu MillerCliff ChambersBob FriendHal White369537-168
1953-07-21vs CIN96L  2-7-7,594 Jim WaughKen RaffensbergerKen RaffensbergerJim Waugh 371544-173
1953-07-22vs CIN97W  3-2-1,567 Paul LaPalmeHerm WehmeierPaul LaPalmeJackie Collum 374546-172
1953-07-23vs CIN98L  0-7-1,807 Murry DicksonHarry PerkowskiHarry PerkowskiMurry Dickson 374553-179
1953-07-24vs CHN99L  1-7-10,406 Bob HallPaul MinnerPaul MinnerBob Hall 375560-185
1953-07-25vs CHN100L  4-5-4,217 Johnny LindellBob RushTurk LownJohnny LindellDutch Leonard379565-186
1953-07-26vs CHN101W  3-2-0 Murry DicksonHowie PolletRoy FaceDutch Leonard 382567-185
1953-07-26vs CHN102L  3-7-11,358 Jim WaughWarren HackerWarren HackerJim WaughJohnny Klippstein385574-189
1953-07-28@ SLN103L  4-6-7,973Paul LaPalmeCliff ChambersCliff ChambersPaul LaPalmeJoe Presko389580-191
1953-07-29@ SLN104L  2-8-7,418Johnny LindellHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixJohnny Lindell 391588-197
1953-07-30@ SLN105L  4-10-3,402Roy FaceVinegar Bend MizellEddie ErauttJohnny Hetki 395598-203
1953-07-31@ CHN106W  4-0-5,412Murry DicksonPaul MinnerMurry DicksonPaul Minner 399598-199
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-08-01@ CHN107W  10-3-8,017Jim WaughHowie PolletJohnny LindellHowie Pollet 409601-192
1953-08-02@ CHN108L  6-7-14,110Bob HallWarren HackerTurk LownMurry Dickson 415608-193
1953-08-03@ CIN109L  0-5-3,499Paul LaPalmeJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallPaul LaPalme 415613-198
1953-08-04@ CIN110W  2-1-4,463Roy FaceJackie CollumRoy FaceJackie CollumMurry Dickson417614-197
1953-08-05@ CIN111W  6-4-1,797Jim WaughBud PodbielanJim WaughBud PodbielanJohnny Hetki423618-195
1953-08-06@ CIN112W  4-3-2,054Johnny LindellKen RaffensbergerJohnny LindellClyde KingPaul LaPalme427621-194
1953-08-07@ MLN113L  2-9-26,902Murry DicksonVern BickfordVern BickfordMurry Dickson 429630-201
1953-08-08@ MLN114L  4-7-17,163Bob HallLew BurdetteLew BurdetteBob Hall 433637-204
1953-08-09@ MLN115L  4-7-0Paul LaPalmeMax SurkontErnie JohnsonPaul LaPalmeDon Liddle437644-207
1953-08-09@ MLN116L  3-10-33,376Roy FaceJim WilsonJim WilsonRoy Face 440654-214
1953-08-11vs PHI117L  0-3-8,985 Murry DicksonCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsMurry Dickson 440657-217
1953-08-12vs PHI118L  4-8-6,505 Johnny LindellRobin RobertsRobin RobertsJohnny Lindell 444665-221
1953-08-13vs PHI119W  4-3-2,373 Paul LaPalmeBob MillerPaul LaPalmeBob Miller 448668-220
1953-08-15@ BRO120L  6-14-12,842Roy FaceRuss MeyerBen WadeRoy Face 454682-228
1953-08-16@ BRO121L  1-3-18,550Bob HallPreacher RoePreacher RoeBob Hall 455685-230
1953-08-16@ BRO122L  5-9-18,550Murry DicksonCarl ErskineCarl ErskineMurry DicksonClem Labine460694-234
1953-08-17@ BRO123L  2-5-9,943Johnny LindellJohnny PodresClem LabineJohnny Lindell 462699-237
1953-08-18@ PHI124L  0-1-3,945Paul LaPalmeSteve RidzikSteve RidzikPaul LaPalmeRobin Roberts462700-238
1953-08-19@ PHI125W  5-3-4,554Roy FaceCurt SimmonsRoy FaceCurt Simmons 467703-236
1953-08-20@ PHI126W  5-2-4,376Jim WaughRobin RobertsJim WaughRobin Roberts 472705-233
1953-08-21vs BRO127W  7-1-12,459 Murry DicksonJohnny PodresMurry DicksonJohnny Podres 479706-227
1953-08-22vs BRO128L  3-5-7,033 Bob HallPreacher RoePreacher RoeBob HallClem Labine482711-229
1953-08-23vs BRO129L  4-10-1,848 Johnny LindellRuss MeyerRuss MeyerJohnny Lindell 486721-235
1953-08-23vs BRO130L  7-9-1,848 Bob FriendBilly LoesClem LabineBob Friend 493730-237
1953-08-25vs CIN131L  6-8-0 Murry DicksonJoe NuxhallJackie CollumJohnny HetkiBob Kelly499738-239
1953-08-25vs CIN132L  8-9-8,370 Paul LaPalmeHarry PerkowskiFred BaczewskiRoger Bowman 507747-240
1953-08-28vs SLN133L  9-10-7,021 Bob FriendJoe PreskoHal WhiteBob HallGerry Staley516757-241
1953-08-29vs SLN134L  4-5-3,145 Roy FaceVinegar Bend MizellVinegar Bend MizellMurry DicksonAl Brazle520762-242
1953-08-30vs MLN135L  4-19-0 Johnny LindellJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliJohnny Lindell 524781-257
1953-08-30vs MLN136L  5-11-9,458 Paul LaPalmeBob BuhlDon LiddlePaul LaPalme 529792-263
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-09-02vs CHN137W  8-1-5,659 Bob FriendDuke SimpsonBob FriendDuke Simpson 537793-256
1953-09-06vs PHI138L  2-7-5,890 Roy FaceKarl DrewsKarl DrewsRoy Face 539800-261
1953-09-07@ NY1139W  9-7-0Bob FriendAl WorthingtonBob FriendAl Worthington 548807-259
1953-09-07@ NY1140W  5-3-6,903Paul LaPalmeJim HearnPaul LaPalmeJim Hearn 553810-257
1953-09-09@ CHN141L  7-8-2,319Paul PettitPaul MinnerDuke SimpsonRoy Face 560818-258
1953-09-11@ SLN142L  3-5-4,728Jim WaughVinegar Bend MizellVinegar Bend MizellJim WaughAl Brazle563823-260
1953-09-12@ SLN143W  8-7-4,119Bob FriendJohn RomonoskyMurry DicksonCliff Chambers 571830-259
1953-09-13@ CIN144W  5-4-0Paul LaPalmeKen RaffensbergerPaul LaPalmeKen Raffensberger 576834-258
1953-09-13@ CIN145L  6-8-7,454Paul PettitHerm WehmeierFrank SmithMurry Dickson 582842-260
1953-09-15@ MLN146W  7-5-32,145Bob FriendLew BurdetteBob FriendLew BurdetteBob Hall589847-258
1953-09-16@ MLN147L  3-7-18,912Roy FaceBob BuhlBob BuhlRoy Face 592854-262
1953-09-19@ NY1148L  1-4-0Paul LaPalmeAl WorthingtonAl WorthingtonPaul LaPalmeLarry Jansen593858-265
1953-09-19@ NY1149W  6-5-2,744Jim WaughJim HearnJim WaughJim HearnMurry Dickson599863-264
1953-09-20@ NY1150W  8-4-4,717Bob FriendRuben GomezBob FriendRuben Gomez 607867-260
1953-09-22@ BRO151L  4-5-2,365Cal HogueCarl ErskineJohnny PodresCal HogueClem Labine611872-261
1953-09-25vs NY1152L  2-6-3,367 Bob FriendAl WorthingtonAl WorthingtonBob Friend 613878-265
1953-09-26vs NY1153L  3-5-1,385 Jim WaughJim HearnLarry JansenJim Waugh 616883-267
1953-09-27vs NY1154W  6-4-17,367 Cal HogueAl DarkCal HogueAl Corwin 622887-265


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