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1953 Brooklyn Dodgers
1953 National League Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1953 Information
Owner(s) Walter O'Malley
General Manager(s) Buzzie Bavasi
Manager(s) Chuck Dressen
Local television WOR-TV
Local radio WMGM
Red Barber, Vin Scully, Connie Desmond

The 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers repeated as National League champions by posting a 105-49 record, the best season in team history. Duke Snider had a hitting streak of 27 games.[1] However, the Dodgers again failed to win the World Series, losing in six games to the New York Yankees.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 105 49 -- .682
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 13 .597
Philadelphia Phillies 83 71 22 .539
St. Louis Cardinals 83 71 22 .439
New York Giants 70 84 35 .455
Cincinnati Redlegs 68 86 37 .442
Chicago Cubs 65 89 40 .422
Pittsburgh Pirates 50 104 55 .325

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Jim Gilliam Second baseman
Pee Wee Reese Shortstop
Duke Snider Center fielder
Jackie Robinson Third baseman
Roy Campanella Catcher
Don Thompson Left fielder
Gil Hodges First baseman
Carl Furillo Right fielder
Carl Erskine Starting pitcher

Notable transactions

Roster

1953 Brooklyn Dodgers roster
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
OF Snider, DukeDuke Snider 153 590 198 .336 42 126

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

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

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

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

1953 World Series

Game 1

September 30, 1953 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brooklyn (N) 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 5 12 2
New York (A) 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 x 9 12 0
W: Johnny Sain (1-0)   L: Clem Labine (0-1)
HR: BROJim Gilliam (1), Gil Hodges (1), George Shuba (1)    NYYYogi Berra (1), Joe Collins (1)

Game 2

October 1, 1953 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brooklyn (N) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 1
New York (A) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 x 4 5 0
W: Ed Lopat (1-0)   L: Preacher Roe (0-1)
HR: NYYBilly Martin (1), Mickey Mantle (1)

Game 3

October 2, 1953 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 6 0
Brooklyn (N) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 x 3 9 0
W: Carl Erskine (1-0)  L: Vic Raschi (0-1)
HR: BRORoy Campanella (1)

Game 4

October 3, 1953 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 9 0
Brooklyn (N) 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 x 7 12 0
W: Billy Loes (1-0)  L: Whitey Ford (0-1)   S: Clem Labine (1)
HR: NYYGil McDougald (1)    BRODuke Snider (1)

Game 5

October 4, 1953 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 1 0 5 0 0 0 3 1 1 11 11 1
Brooklyn (N) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 7 14 1
W: Jim McDonald (1-0)  L: Johnny Podres (0-1)   S: Allie Reynolds (1)
HR: NYYGene Woodling (1), Mickey Mantle (2), Billy Martin (2), Gil McDougald (2)    BROBilly Cox (1), Jim Gilliam (1)

Game 6

October 5, 1953 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brooklyn (N) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 8 3
New York (A) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 13 0
W: Allie Reynolds (1-0)   L: Clem Labine (0-2)
HR: BROCarl Furillo (1)

Awards and honors

Farm system

Notes

References

External links

Preceded by
Brooklyn Dodgers
1952
National League Championship Season
1953
Succeeded by
New York Giants
1954

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