1953 Washington Senators season

1953 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith (majority owner)
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local television WTTG
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff, Bailey Goss)
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The 1953 Washington Senators won 76 games, lost 76, and finished in fifth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium. This was their last winning season until 1962.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9952.656--
Cleveland Indians9262.6048.5
Chicago White Sox8965.57811.5
Boston Red Sox8469.54916
Washington Senators7676.50023.5
Detroit Tigers6094.32540.5
Philadelphia Athletics5995.38341.5
St. Louis Browns54100.35146.5

Record vs. opponents

1953 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 6–1613–913–910–1115–717–510–12
Chicago 16–611–11–114–8–19–1310–1217–512–10
Cleveland 9–1311–11–114–811–1119–317–511–11
Detroit 9–138–14–18–146–1611–11–37–1511–11
New York 11–1013–911–1116–617–517–514–6
Philadelphia 7–1512–103–1911–11–35–1713–98–14
St. Louis 5–175–175–1715–75–179–1310–12
Washington 12–1010–1211–1111–116–1414–812–10

Roster

1953 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
CEd Fitz Gerald8828872.250339
1BMickey Vernon152608205.33715115

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Yo-Yo Davalillo195817.29302
Ken Wood12337.21203

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy Byrne633.2054.2822

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Sonny Dixon43120583.7540
Julio Moreno1235.1312.8013
Jim Pearce49.1017.710

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jerry Lane201404.9226
Sandy Consuegra400010.800

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Scranton Miners Eastern League Morrie Aderholt
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Pete Appleton
D Bluefield Blue-Grays Appalachian League Ivan Kuester
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Donald Ford and Les Filkins
D Fulton Lookouts KITTY League Sam Lamitina

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Charlotte

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