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1953 CHICAGO CUBS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  65-89   .422
Result:   7th in National League
Manager(s):  Phil Cavarretta
General Manager:   Wid Mathews
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  763,658
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dutch Leonard (44)
Youngest Player:  Ernie Banks (22)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Cavarretta (20)
Top Hitter:  Dee Fondy (9)
Top Pitcher:  Warren Hacker (8)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  90.16%
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#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-04-14vs CIN1W  3-2-21,222 Bob RushKen RaffensbergerBob RushKen Raffensberger 321
1953-04-16@ SLN2L  0-3-14,926Warren HackerHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixWarren Hacker 35-2
1953-04-22vs MLN3L  6-15-7,995 Bob RushMax SurkontMax SurkontBob Rush 920-11
1953-04-23vs MLN4W  6-2-6,860 Warren HackerVern BickfordWarren HackerVern Bickford 1522-7
1953-04-25vs SLN5W  10-6-13,435 Paul MinnerStu MillerPaul MinnerStu MillerDutch Leonard2528-3
1953-04-26vs SLN6W  7-5-6,692 Bob SchultzGerry StaleyJohnny KlippsteinAl Brazle 3233-1
1953-04-28@ PIT7W  5-3-5,870Bob RushPaul LaPalmeBob RushPaul LaPalmeDutch Leonard37361
1953-04-29@ PIT8L  3-4-8,744Warren HackerMurry DicksonMurry DicksonWarren Hacker 40400
1953-04-30@ PIT9L  2-4-2,930Paul MinnerBob FriendRoy FacePaul Minner 4244-2
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-05-01@ BRO10L  5-6-10,631Turk LownRuss MeyerRuss MeyerDutch LeonardJoe Black4750-3
1953-05-03@ PHI11L  1-5-0Bob RushRobin RobertsRobin RobertsBob Rush 4855-7
1953-05-03@ PHI12L  0-2-15,300Warren HackerCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsWarren Hacker 4857-9
1953-05-04@ PHI13L  4-8-8,526Johnny KlippsteinJim KonstantyJim KonstantyJohnny Klippstein 5265-13
1953-05-06@ NY114L  5-8-3,356Paul MinnerSal MaglieAl CorwinBob KellyHoyt Wilhelm5773-16
1953-05-08@ MLN15L  0-2-30,293Warren HackerJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliWarren Hacker 5775-18
1953-05-09@ MLN16W  2-0-20,906Bob RushJim WilsonBob RushJim Wilson 5975-16
1953-05-10@ MLN17L  2-6-0Paul MinnerMax SurkontMax SurkontPaul Minner 6181-20
1953-05-10@ MLN18L  1-4-33,721Johnny KlippsteinDon LiddleDon LiddleJohnny Klippstein 6285-23
1953-05-12vs BRO19W  6-4-8,077 Turk LownRuss MeyerDutch LeonardBen Wade 6889-21
1953-05-15vs PHI20L  0-1-6,531 Warren HackerRobin RobertsRobin RobertsWarren Hacker 6890-22
1953-05-16vs PIT21L  2-3-9,728 Bob RushMurry DicksonMurry DicksonBob RushJohnny Hetki7093-23
1953-05-17vs PIT22W  6-2-0 Paul MinnerPaul LaPalmePaul MinnerPaul LaPalme 7695-19
1953-05-17vs PIT23W  7-3-7,745 Johnny KlippsteinPaul PettitJohnny KlippsteinPaul PettitWarren Hacker8398-15
1953-05-19vs NY124L  4-6-8,135 Warren HackerRuben GomezAl CorwinWarren Hacker 87104-17
1953-05-20vs NY125L  6-16-8,170 Bob RushLarry JansenLarry JansenBob RushHoyt Wilhelm93120-27
1953-05-23vs MLN26L  3-5-19,871 Paul MinnerWarren SpahnWarren SpahnPaul MinnerLew Burdette96125-29
1953-05-24vs MLN27L  4-5-0 Warren HackerJohnny AntonelliVern BickfordWarren Hacker 100130-30
1953-05-24vs MLN28W  5-2-21,250 Johnny KlippsteinBob BuhlJohnny KlippsteinBob Buhl 105132-27
1953-05-25vs SLN29L  3-14-5,358 Bob RushJoe PreskoJoe PreskoBob RushAl Brazle108146-38
1953-05-26vs SLN30L  3-6-0 Bob SchultzHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixBob Schultz 111152-41
1953-05-26vs SLN31W  3-2-12,100 Turk LownVinegar Bend MizellTurk LownVinegar Bend Mizell 114154-40
1953-05-27@ MLN32L  4-9-30,936Bob RushJim WilsonJohnny AntonelliBob Rush 118163-45
1953-05-29@ CIN33L  3-6-1,392Paul MinnerBud PodbielanFrank SmithPaul Minner 121169-48
1953-05-30@ CIN34L  6-8-0Warren HackerJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallWarren HackerJackie Collum127177-50
1953-05-30@ CIN35W  2-1-10,345Johnny KlippsteinKen RaffensbergerJohnny KlippsteinKen RaffensbergerPaul Minner129178-49
1953-05-31@ SLN36L  2-6-12,189Turk LownHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixBob Schultz 131184-53
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-06-02@ PIT37L  3-4-8,158Bob RushJohnny LindellJohnny HetkiJohnny Klippstein 134188-54
1953-06-03@ PIT38L  0-1-8,165Warren HackerPaul LaPalmePaul LaPalmeWarren Hacker 134189-55
1953-06-04@ PIT39L  1-6-3,182Paul MinnerBob HallBob HallPaul Minner 135195-60
1953-06-05@ NY140L  1-11-14,515Turk LownRuben GomezRuben GomezTurk Lown 136206-70
1953-06-06@ NY141L  0-3-8,374Johnny KlippsteinJim HearnJim HearnJohnny KlippsteinHoyt Wilhelm136209-73
1953-06-07@ NY142W  10-5-0Warren HackerLarry JansenWarren HackerLarry JansenDutch Leonard146214-68
1953-06-07@ NY143W  5-2-12,184Sheldon JonesDave KosloTurk LownDave Koslo 151216-65
1953-06-08@ PHI44L  3-7-2,851Paul MinnerBob MillerSteve RidzikPaul Minner 154223-69
1953-06-09@ PHI45L  9-10-6,903Howie PolletKarl DrewsThornton KipperDutch Leonard 163233-70
1953-06-10@ PHI46L  1-9-15,000Johnny KlippsteinRobin RobertsRobin RobertsJohnny Klippstein 164242-78
1953-06-10@ PHI47L  5-8-15,000Warren HackerJim KonstantyJim KonstantyWarren HackerKarl Drews169250-81
1953-06-12@ BRO48L  4-7-17,764Turk LownRuss MeyerJim HughesSheldon Jones 173257-84
1953-06-14@ BRO49L  3-6-22,517Warren HackerBilly LoesBilly LoesDuke SimpsonJoe Black176263-87
1953-06-14@ BRO50L  6-6-22,517Johnny KlippsteinClem Labine 182269-87
1953-06-16vs PIT51L  5-6-0 Paul MinnerJohnny LindellJohnny LindellPaul Minner 187275-88
1953-06-16vs PIT52W  3-2-11,427 Howie PolletMurry DicksonHowie PolletMurry DicksonJohnny Klippstein190277-87
1953-06-17vs PIT53W  5-4-5,422 Bubba ChurchRoy FaceTurk LownJohnny Hetki 195281-86
1953-06-18vs PIT54W  8-4-3,969 Bob RushBob HallBob RushBob HallDutch Leonard203285-82
1953-06-19vs BRO55W  11-8-18,726 Johnny KlippsteinBilly LoesPaul MinnerBilly LoesDutch Leonard214293-79
1953-06-19vs BRO56L  1-7-18,726 Sheldon JonesRuss MeyerRuss MeyerSheldon Jones 215300-85
1953-06-20vs BRO57L  3-5-17,188 Howie PolletClem LabineClem LabineHowie PolletJim Hughes218305-87
1953-06-21vs BRO58W  3-2-36,443 Bubba ChurchBob MillikenBubba ChurchBob Milliken 221307-86
1953-06-22vs BRO59W  9-4-16,708 Warren HackerCarl ErskineWarren HackerCarl ErskineDutch Leonard230311-81
1953-06-23vs PHI60L  1-6-7,919 Bob RushRobin RobertsRobin RobertsBob Rush 231317-86
1953-06-24vs PHI61L  2-8-7,220 Paul MinnerKarl DrewsKarl DrewsPaul Minner 233325-92
1953-06-25vs PHI62L  2-13-6,135 Howie PolletJim KonstantyJim KonstantyHowie Pollet 235338-103
1953-06-26vs NY163L  6-9-7,598 Bubba ChurchRuben GomezRuben GomezBubba ChurchHoyt Wilhelm241347-106
1953-06-27vs NY164W  2-1-13,275 Warren HackerLarry JansenWarren HackerLarry JansenDutch Leonard243348-105
1953-06-28vs NY165L  2-12-22,630 Johnny KlippsteinJim HearnJim HearnJohnny Klippstein 245360-115
1953-06-29@ SLN66W  6-2-8,857Paul MinnerJoe PreskoPaul MinnerJoe Presko 251362-111
1953-06-30@ SLN67W  10-3-8,719Howie PolletStu MillerHowie PolletStu MillerTurk Lown261365-104
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-07-01@ SLN68L  5-10-8,173Warren HackerGerry StaleyGerry StaleyWarren Hacker 266375-109
1953-07-03vs SLN69W  10-3-10,623 Turk LownHarvey HaddixDutch LeonardAl Brazle 276378-102
1953-07-04vs SLN70L  3-7-0 Paul MinnerVinegar Bend MizellHal WhitePaul Minner 279385-106
1953-07-04vs SLN71W  5-4-35,546 Warren HackerJoe PreskoBubba ChurchHal White 284389-105
1953-07-05vs CIN72W  8-4-0 Bubba ChurchJackie CollumBubba ChurchJackie CollumDutch Leonard292393-101
1953-07-05vs CIN73L  6-8-24,938 Howie PolletClyde KingClyde KingJohnny KlippsteinJoe Nuxhall298401-103
1953-07-06vs CIN74W  7-6-0 Bob RushBud PodbielanPaul MinnerBud Podbielan 305407-102
1953-07-07@ MLN75L  1-4-37,113Turk LownJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliTurk Lown 306411-105
1953-07-08@ MLN76W  7-3-37,119Warren HackerJim WilsonWarren HackerJim Wilson 313414-101
1953-07-10@ CIN77L  0-6-0Paul MinnerKen RaffensbergerKen RaffensbergerPaul Minner 313420-107
1953-07-10@ CIN78W  4-3-14,649Bubba ChurchClyde KingBubba ChurchClyde KingTurk Lown317423-106
1953-07-11@ CIN79W  5-2-4,029Johnny KlippsteinBud PodbielanJohnny KlippsteinBud Podbielan 322425-103
1953-07-12@ CIN80L  4-7-0Bob RushHarry PerkowskiHarry PerkowskiBob Rush 326432-106
1953-07-12@ CIN81L  3-7-15,421Warren HackerFred BaczewskiFred BaczewskiWarren Hacker 329439-110
1953-07-16@ NY182L  3-10-14,178Johnny KlippsteinSal MaglieSal MaglieTurk Lown 332449-117
1953-07-18@ NY183L  7-12-6,514Warren HackerJim HearnHoyt WilhelmWarren Hacker 339461-122
1953-07-19@ PHI84W  5-3-0Paul MinnerKarl DrewsPaul MinnerKarl DrewsHowie Pollet344464-120
1953-07-19@ PHI85L  5-6-8,689Bubba ChurchSteve RidzikThornton KipperJohnny Klippstein 349470-121
1953-07-20@ BRO86L  0-3-11,041Bob RushRuss MeyerRuss MeyerBob RushJim Hughes349473-124
1953-07-21@ BRO87L  4-15-6,348Warren HackerGlenn MickensBen WadeWarren Hacker 353488-135
1953-07-22@ BRO88L  3-9-18,855Turk LownJohnny PodresJohnny PodresTurk Lown 356497-141
1953-07-22@ BRO89L  1-11-18,855Bubba ChurchCarl ErskineCarl ErskineBubba Church 357508-151
1953-07-24@ PIT90W  7-1-10,406Paul MinnerBob HallPaul MinnerBob Hall 364509-145
1953-07-25@ PIT91W  5-4-4,217Bob RushJohnny LindellTurk LownJohnny LindellDutch Leonard369513-144
1953-07-26@ PIT92L  2-3-0Howie PolletMurry DicksonRoy FaceDutch Leonard 371516-145
1953-07-26@ PIT93W  7-3-11,358Warren HackerJim WaughWarren HackerJim WaughJohnny Klippstein378519-141
1953-07-28vs BRO94L  2-13-16,938 Johnny KlippsteinJohnny PodresJohnny PodresJohnny Klippstein 380532-152
1953-07-29vs BRO95L  5-6-11,625 Turk LownRuss MeyerRuss MeyerTurk LownClem Labine385538-153
1953-07-30vs BRO96W  3-2-10,259 Bob RushGlenn MickensBob RushGlenn Mickens 388540-152
1953-07-31vs PIT97L  0-4-5,412 Paul MinnerMurry DicksonMurry DicksonPaul Minner 388544-156
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-08-01vs PIT98L  3-10-8,017 Howie PolletJim WaughJohnny LindellHowie Pollet 391554-163
1953-08-02vs PIT99W  7-6-14,110 Warren HackerBob HallTurk LownMurry Dickson 398560-162
1953-08-04vs NY1100W  5-3-8,889 Bob RushSal MaglieBob RushSal Maglie 403563-160
1953-08-05vs NY1101W  9-6-0 Johnny KlippsteinLarry JansenJohnny KlippsteinLarry JansenDutch Leonard412569-157
1953-08-05vs NY1102W  7-6-15,594 Turk LownAl WorthingtonWarren HackerDave Koslo 419575-156
1953-08-06vs NY1103L  6-12-6,553 Warren HackerMarv GrissomHoyt WilhelmWarren Hacker 425587-162
1953-08-07vs PHI104L  4-5-4,499 Paul MinnerSteve RidzikSteve RidzikPaul MinnerJim Konstanty429592-163
1953-08-08vs PHI105W  4-1-12,041 Howie PolletRobin RobertsHowie PolletRobin Roberts 433593-160
1953-08-09vs PHI106W  6-5-22,088 Johnny KlippsteinKarl DrewsJohnny KlippsteinJim Konstanty 439598-159
1953-08-09vs PHI107L  0-7-0 Bob RushBob MillerBob MillerBob Rush 439605-166
1953-08-11vs CIN108W  1-0-7,322 Paul MinnerJackie CollumPaul MinnerJackie Collum 440605-165
1953-08-12vs CIN109L  6-10-0 Turk LownHarry PerkowskiClyde KingJohnny Klippstein 446615-169
1953-08-12vs CIN110W  3-1-11,487 Bob RushKen RaffensbergerBob RushKen Raffensberger 449616-167
1953-08-13vs CIN111L  2-10-8,230 Howie PolletFred BaczewskiFred BaczewskiHowie Pollet 451626-175
1953-08-14vs MLN112W  11-4-12,862 Warren HackerMax SurkontTurk LownJohnny AntonelliJohnny Klippstein462630-168
1953-08-15vs MLN113L  0-2-20,296 Bubba ChurchWarren SpahnWarren SpahnBubba Church 462632-170
1953-08-16vs MLN114L  2-4-0 Paul MinnerVern BickfordLew BurdettePaul Minner 464636-172
1953-08-16vs MLN115L  2-6-39,903 Bob RushBob BuhlBob BuhlBob Rush 466642-176
1953-08-18@ SLN116L  1-5-9,946Howie PolletGerry StaleyGerry StaleyHowie Pollet 467647-180
1953-08-19@ SLN117W  5-3-14,377Warren HackerJoe PreskoWarren HackerJoe PreskoJohnny Klippstein472650-178
1953-08-20@ SLN118L  3-5-5,041Bob RushVinegar Bend MizellVinegar Bend MizellBob RushGerry Staley475655-180
1953-08-21@ MLN119L  4-5-37,243Bubba ChurchLew BurdetteLew BurdetteBubba ChurchDon Liddle479660-181
1953-08-22@ MLN120L  1-2-31,854Howie PolletBob BuhlBob BuhlWarren Hacker 480662-182
1953-08-23@ MLN121L  2-10-0Paul MinnerWarren SpahnWarren SpahnPaul Minner 482672-190
1953-08-23@ MLN122W  7-2-36,119Johnny KlippsteinJim WilsonJohnny KlippsteinErnie Johnson 489674-185
1953-08-25@ BRO123W  3-1-24,900Bob RushJohnny PodresBob RushBen Wade 492675-183
1953-08-25@ BRO124L  5-6-24,900Warren HackerCarl ErskineCarl ErskineWarren HackerJim Hughes497681-184
1953-08-26@ BRO125W  13-4-6,492Bubba ChurchBilly LoesTurk LownBilly Loes 510685-175
1953-08-27@ BRO126L  5-7-5,795Johnny KlippsteinRuss MeyerRuss MeyerWarren HackerClem Labine515692-177
1953-08-28@ PHI127L  0-5-5,956Howie PolletCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsHowie Pollet 515697-182
1953-08-29@ PHI128W  2-0-5,156Paul MinnerRobin RobertsPaul MinnerRobin Roberts 517697-180
1953-08-30@ NY1129L  1-10-0Bob RushJim HearnJim HearnBob Rush 518707-189
1953-08-30@ NY1130W  6-2-7,285Warren HackerAl WorthingtonWarren HackerAl Corwin 524709-185
1953-08-31@ NY1131L  4-13-1,702Johnny KlippsteinMarv GrissomMarv GrissomTurk Lown 528722-194
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCHN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1953-09-01@ NY1132L  9-10-1,405Bubba ChurchSal MaglieDave KosloJohnny Klippstein 537732-195
1953-09-02@ PIT133L  1-8-5,659Duke SimpsonBob FriendBob FriendDuke Simpson 538740-202
1953-09-05vs CIN134W  5-4-5,877 Paul MinnerJackie CollumPaul MinnerJackie Collum 543744-201
1953-09-06vs CIN135W  7-6-0 Bob RushHarry PerkowskiTurk LownBob Kelly 550750-200
1953-09-06vs CIN136W  7-2-14,187 Jim WillisJoe NuxhallJim WillisJoe Nuxhall 557752-195
1953-09-07vs MLN137W  4-3-0 Warren HackerLew BurdetteWarren HackerLew BurdetteTurk Lown561755-194
1953-09-07vs MLN138W  6-4-27,401 Howie PolletJim WilsonHowie PolletJim Wilson 567759-192
1953-09-09vs PIT139W  8-7-2,319 Paul MinnerPaul PettitDuke SimpsonRoy Face 575766-191
1953-09-11vs NY1140W  5-2-4,722 Bob RushRuben GomezBob RushRuben Gomez 580768-188
1953-09-12vs NY1141W  7-1-6,169 Jim WillisJim HearnJim WillisJim Hearn 587769-182
1953-09-13vs BRO142W  3-2-4,539 Warren HackerJoe BlackWarren HackerJim Hughes 590771-181
1953-09-14vs BRO143W  3-1-0 Johnny KlippsteinRay MooreJohnny KlippsteinRay Moore 593772-179
1953-09-15vs PHI144L  2-4-3,185 Paul MinnerRobin RobertsRobin RobertsPaul Minner 595776-181
1953-09-16vs PHI145W  7-4-3,448 Howie PolletBob MillerHowie PolletBob MillerBubba Church602780-178
1953-09-17vs PHI146L  4-16-2,793 Don ElstonCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsDon Elston 606796-190
1953-09-19@ SLN147W  5-2-6,832Bob RushVinegar Bend MizellJohnny KlippsteinAl Brazle 611798-187
1953-09-20@ SLN148L  6-11-8,569Warren HackerGerry StaleyGerry StaleyWarren HackerHal White617809-192
1953-09-21@ SLN149L  0-4-3,112Jim WillisHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixJim Willis 617813-196
1953-09-22@ CIN150L  0-1-0Bubba ChurchFred BaczewskiFred BaczewskiBubba Church 617814-197
1953-09-22@ CIN151W  4-1-3,215Paul MinnerHarry PerkowskiPaul MinnerHarry Perkowski 621815-194
1953-09-23@ CIN152L  3-4-1,060Howie PolletKen RaffensbergerJoe NuxhallTurk Lown 624819-195
1953-09-25vs SLN153L  2-11-2,706 Bob RushHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixBob Rush 626830-204
1953-09-26vs SLN154W  4-3-6,308 Warren HackerGerry StaleyWarren HackerGerry Staley 630833-203
1953-09-27vs SLN155W  3-2-13,378 Paul MinnerVinegar Bend MizellPaul MinnerVinegar Bend MizellJohnny Klippstein633835-202


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