1953 New York Giants (MLB) season

1953 New York Giants (MLB) season

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

Notable transactions

Roster

1953 New York Giants
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
3B Thompson, HankHank Thompson 114 388 117 .302 24 74

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
Rhodes, DustyDusty Rhodes 76 163 38 .233 11 30

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
Gómez, RubénRubén Gómez 29 204 13 11 3.40 113

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
Grissom, MarvMarv Grissom 21 84.1 4 2 3.95 46
Connelly, BillBill Connelly 8 20.1 0 1 11.07 11

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
Corwin, AlAl Corwin 48 6 4 2 4.98 49

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Minneapolis Millers American Association Frank Genovese and Freddie Fitzsimmons
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Hugh Poland
A Sioux City Soos Western League Ray Mueller
B Danville Leafs Carolina League Andy Gilbert
C St. Cloud Rox Northern League Charlie Fox
C Muskogee Giants Western Association Harold Kollar
D Mayfield Clothiers KITTY League Austin Knickerbocker
D Pauls Valley Raiders Sooner State League Richie Klaus
D Oshkosh Giants Wisconsin State League Dave Garcia

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Sioux City, Danville

Notes

References

  • 1953 New York Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1953 New York Giants team page at Baseball Almanac