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1953 Cincinnati Redlegs
Major league affiliations
Location
1953 Information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
General Manager(s) Gabe Paul
Manager(s) Rogers Hornsby
Local television WCPO-TV
(Waite Hoyt, Bob Gilmore)
Local radio WCPO
(Waite Hoyt, Bob Gilmore)

The Cincinnati Redlegs' 1953 season consisted of the Redlegs attempting to win the National League. The team changed its name from "Reds" to "Redlegs" this season in response to rampant American anti-communist sentiment during this time period.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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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

Notable transactions

Roster

1953 Cincinnati Redlegs roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Greengrass, JimJim Greengrass 154 606 173 .285 20 100
OF Bell, GusGus Bell 151 610 183 .300 30 105

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
Baczewski, FredFred Baczewski 24 138.1 11 4 3.45 58

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
Erautt, EddieEddie Erautt 4 0 0 0 5.79 1
Blake, EdEd Blake 1 0 0 0 ---- 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Joe Schultz
A Columbia Reds Sally League Ernie White
B Burlington Flints Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Johnny Vander Meer
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Earle Brucker, Sr.
D Fitzgerald Pioneers Georgia-Florida League Bob Carson, Charlie Ridgeway and Bull Hamons
D Jackon Generals KITTY League Mickey O'Neil
D Lawton Reds Sooner State League Tuck McWilliams

Notes

References


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