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1953 American League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1954 1953 1952

1953 National League Standings and Stats

1953 Major League Attendance

TeamWLPctRRA
New York Yankees9952.656801547 
Cleveland Indians9262.597770627 
Chicago White Sox8965.578716592 
Boston Red Sox8469.549656632 
Washington Senators7676.500687614 
Detroit Tigers6094.390695923 
Philadelphia Athletics5995.383632799 
St. Louis Browns54100.351555778 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
WSNew York Yankees (4)Brooklyn Dodgers (2)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
New York Yankees519480114202265213964465603444.273.355.417.772
Cleveland Indians528577014262012916068360903329.270.345.410.755
Chicago White Sox52127161345226537453060107355.258.335.364.699
Detroit Tigers555369514792594410860350603035.266.328.387.715
Washington Senators51496871354230536960459606536.263.339.368.708
Boston Red Sox524665613852553710160149603345.264.328.384.712
Philadelphia Athletics545563213982053811660249804124.256.318.372.690
St. Louis Browns526455513102142511264450701734.249.315.363.678

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
New York Yankees3.209952604501839128654748394500
Chicago White Sox3.4189657145717331299592532113583
Boston Red Sox3.588469642411537133363254692584
Cleveland Indians3.649262586811115131162755592519
Washington Senators3.6676765157616101313614547112478
St. Louis Browns4.48541006392810241467778688101626
Philadelphia Athletics4.675995566517111475799731121594
Detroit Tigers5.256094645502161633923825154585

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Mickey Vernon - WS1.337
2.Al Rosen - CLE.336
3.Billy Goodman - BOS.313
4.Minnie Minoso - CHA.313
5.Jim Busby - WS1.312
6.Harvey Kuenn - DET.308
7.George Kell - BOS.307
8.Gene Woodling - NYA.306
9.Hank Bauer - NYA.304
10.Dave Philley - PHA.303
On Base Percent.
1.Gene Woodling - NYA.429
2.Al Rosen - CLE.422
3.Minnie Minoso - CHA.410
4.Ferris Fain - CHA.405
5.Eddie Yost - WS1.403
6.Mickey Vernon - WS1.403
7.Mickey Mantle - NYA.398
8.Hank Bauer - NYA.394
9.Larry Doby - CLE.385
10.Billy Goodman - BOS.384
Slugging Percent.
1.Al Rosen - CLE.613
2.Gus Zernial - PHA.559
3.Yogi Berra - NYA.523
4.Mickey Vernon - WS1.518
5.Mickey Mantle - NYA.497
6.Larry Doby - CLE.487
7.George Kell - BOS.483
8.Gene Woodling - NYA.468
9.Vic Wertz - SLA.466
10.Minnie Minoso - CHA.466
OPS
1.Al Rosen - CLE1.034
2.Mickey Vernon - WS1.921
3.Gus Zernial - PHA.914
4.Gene Woodling - NYA.898
5.Mickey Mantle - NYA.895
6.Yogi Berra - NYA.886
7.Minnie Minoso - CHA.875
8.Larry Doby - CLE.873
9.George Kell - BOS.866
10.Vic Wertz - SLA.842
Hits
1.Harvey Kuenn - DET209
2.Mickey Vernon - WS1205
3.Al Rosen - CLE201
4.Dave Philley - PHA188
5.Jim Busby - WS1183
6.Nellie Fox - CHA178
7.Minnie Minoso - CHA174
8.Billy Goodman - BOS161
9.Bobby Avila - CLE160
10.Jim Piersall - BOS159
Runs
1.Al Rosen - CLE115
2.Eddie Yost - WS1107
3.Mickey Mantle - NYA105
4.Minnie Minoso - CHA104
5.Mickey Vernon - WS1101
6.Harvey Kuenn - DET94
7.Larry Doby - CLE92
Nellie Fox - CHA92
9.Jackie Jensen - WS187
10.Bobby Avila - CLE85
Gus Zernial - PHA85
Home Runs
1.Al Rosen - CLE43
2.Gus Zernial - PHA42
3.Larry Doby - CLE29
4.Yogi Berra - NYA27
5.Ray Boone - DET22
Eddie Robinson - PHA22
7.Dick Gernert - BOS21
Mickey Mantle - NYA21
9.Vic Wertz - SLA19
10.Joe Collins - NYA17
Runs Batted In
1.Al Rosen - CLE145
2.Mickey Vernon - WS1115
3.Gus Zernial - PHA108
Yogi Berra - NYA108
5.Minnie Minoso - CHA104
6.Larry Doby - CLE102
Eddie Robinson - PHA102
8.Walt Dropo - DET96
9.Ray Boone - DET93
10.Mickey Mantle - NYA92
Doubles
1.Mickey Vernon - WS143
2.George Kell - BOS41
3.Sammy White - BOS34
4.Harvey Kuenn - DET33
Billy Goodman - BOS33
6.Jackie Jensen - WS132
Bob Nieman - DET32
8.Nellie Fox - CHA31
9.Chico Carrasquel - CHA30
Walt Dropo - DET30
Dave Philley - PHA30
Eddie Yost - WS130
Triples
1.Jim Rivera - CHA16
2.Mickey Vernon - WS111
3.Dave Philley - PHA9
Jim Piersall - BOS9
5.Sam Mele - CHA8
Minnie Minoso - CHA8
Jackie Jensen - WS18
Nellie Fox - CHA8
9.Jim Busby - WS17
Harvey Kuenn - DET7
Gil McDougald - NYA7
Eddie Yost - WS17
Games
1.Dave Philley - PHA157
2.Jim Rivera - CHA156
Eddie Robinson - PHA156
4.Al Rosen - CLE155
Harvey Kuenn - DET155
6.Nellie Fox - CHA154
Billy Hunter - SLA154
8.Walt Dropo - DET152
Mickey Vernon - WS1152
Eddie Yost - WS1152
At-Bats
1.Harvey Kuenn - DET679
2.Nellie Fox - CHA624
3.Dave Philley - PHA620
4.Eddie Robinson - PHA615
5.Mickey Vernon - WS1608
6.Walt Dropo - DET606
7.Al Rosen - CLE599
8.Billy Martin - NYA587
9.Jim Busby - WS1586
10.Jim Piersall - BOS585
Walks
1.Eddie Yost - WS1123
2.Ferris Fain - CHA108
3.Larry Doby - CLE96
4.Dick Gernert - BOS88
5.Al Rosen - CLE85
6.Gene Woodling - NYA82
7.Mickey Mantle - NYA79
8.Minnie Minoso - CHA74
9.Jackie Jensen - WS173
10.Vic Wertz - SLA72
Strike Outs
1.Larry Doby - CLE121
2.Mickey Mantle - NYA90
3.Dick Gernert - BOS82
4.Gus Zernial - PHA79
5.Jim Rivera - CHA70
6.Walt Dropo - DET69
7.Bill Glynn - CLE65
Don Lund - DET65
Gil McDougald - NYA65
Wayne Terwilliger - WS165
Sac Hits
1.Jim Piersall - BOS19
2.Phil Rizzuto - NYA18
3.Bobby Avila - CLE14
Bill Glynn - CLE14
Bobby Young - SLA14
6.Wayne Terwilliger - WS113
Milt Bolling - BOS13
Jim Rivera - CHA13
9.Nellie Fox - CHA12
George Strickland - CLE12
Stolen Bases
1.Minnie Minoso - CHA25
2.Jim Rivera - CHA22
3.Jackie Jensen - WS118
4.Dave Philley - PHA13
Jim Busby - WS113
6.Jim Piersall - BOS11
7.Bobby Avila - CLE10
8.Al Rosen - CLE8
Mickey Mantle - NYA8
10.Cass Michaels - PHA7
Gil Coan - WS17
Wayne Terwilliger - WS17
Eddie Yost - WS17
Hit by Pitch
1.Minnie Minoso - CHA17
2.Jim Piersall - BOS9
3.Sherm Lollar - CHA8
4.Nellie Fox - CHA7
5.Larry Doby - CLE6
Walt Dropo - DET6
Hank Bauer - NYA6
Billy Martin - NYA6
Jim Rivera - CHA6
10.Gil McDougald - NYA5
Jackie Jensen - WS15
George Kell - BOS5
Eddie Robinson - PHA5
Ray Boone - DET5
Jim Delsing - DET5
Bill Glynn - CLE5
Dick Gernert - BOS5
GIDP
1.Minnie Minoso - CHA23
2.Dave Philley - PHA22
Walt Dropo - DET22
4.Al Rosen - CLE19
Jackie Jensen - WS119
Billy Martin - NYA19
7.Pete Runnels - WS118
Bobby Avila - CLE18
9.Jim Dyck - SLA15
Joe DeMaestri - PHA15
Chico Carrasquel - CHA15
Nellie Fox - CHA15
Jim Rivera - CHA15
Mickey Vernon - WS115
Sammy White - BOS15
Caught Stealing
1.Minnie Minoso - CHA16
2.Jim Rivera - CHA15
3.Jim Piersall - BOS10
4.Jackie Jensen - WS18
Bobby Avila - CLE8
6.Dick Gernert - BOS7
Billy Martin - NYA7
Al Rosen - CLE7
Johnny Pesky - DET7
Gene Woodling - NYA7

Pitchers
ERA
1.Ed Lopat - NYA2.42
2.Billy Pierce - CHA2.72
3.Virgil Trucks - CHA2.86
4.Johnny Sain - NYA3.00
Whitey Ford - NYA3.00
6.Mickey McDermott - BOS3.01
7.Mel Parnell - BOS3.06
8.Mike Garcia - CLE3.25
9.Chuck Stobbs - WS13.29
10.Vic Raschi - NYA3.33
Wins
1.Bob Porterfield - WS122
2.Bob Lemon - CLE21
Mel Parnell - BOS21
4.Billy Pierce - CHA18
Mickey McDermott - BOS18
Whitey Ford - NYA18
Mike Garcia - CLE18
8.Early Wynn - CLE17
9.Ed Lopat - NYA16
10.Virgil Trucks - CHA15
Games
1.Ellis Kinder - BOS69
2.Marlin Stuart - SLA60
3.Morrie Martin - PHA58
4.Satchel Paige - SLA57
5.Harry Dorish - CHA55
6.Sonny Dixon - WS143
Ray Herbert - DET43
Bob Hooper - CLE43
9.Dick Marlowe - DET42
10.Allie Reynolds - NYA41
Bob Lemon - CLE41
Strike Outs
1.Billy Pierce - CHA186
2.Early Wynn - CLE138
3.Mel Parnell - BOS136
4.Mike Garcia - CLE134
5.Harry Byrd - PHA122
6.Ted Gray - DET115
7.Whitey Ford - NYA110
8.Dick Littlefield - SLA104
9.Virgil Trucks - CHA102
10.Bob Lemon - CLE98
Innings
1.Bob Lemon - CLE286.67
2.Mike Garcia - CLE271.67
3.Billy Pierce - CHA271.33
4.Bob Porterfield - WS1255.00
5.Early Wynn - CLE251.67
6.Mel Parnell - BOS241.00
7.Harry Byrd - PHA236.67
8.Marion Fricano - PHA211.00
9.Whitey Ford - NYA207.00
10.Mickey McDermott - BOS206.33
Games Started
1.Harry Byrd - PHA37
2.Bob Lemon - CLE36
3.Mike Garcia - CLE35
4.Mel Parnell - BOS34
Early Wynn - CLE34
6.Billy Pierce - CHA33
7.Bob Porterfield - WS132
8.Mickey McDermott - BOS30
Whitey Ford - NYA30
10.Ted Gray - DET28
Games Finished
1.Ellis Kinder - BOS51
2.Morrie Martin - PHA41
3.Harry Dorish - CHA37
4.Satchel Paige - SLA34
5.Marlin Stuart - SLA30
6.Bob Hooper - CLE26
7.Allie Reynolds - NYA23
8.Ray Herbert - DET22
9.Sonny Dixon - WS120
10.Johnny Sain - NYA19
Complete Games
1.Bob Porterfield - WS124
2.Bob Lemon - CLE23
3.Mike Garcia - CLE21
4.Billy Pierce - CHA19
5.Early Wynn - CLE16
6.Alex Kellner - PHA14
7.Virgil Trucks - CHA13
Ned Garver - DET13
9.Mel Parnell - BOS12
10.Spec Shea - WS111
Whitey Ford - NYA11
Harry Byrd - PHA11
Saves
1.Ellis Kinder - BOS27
2.Harry Dorish - CHA18
3.Allie Reynolds - NYA13
4.Satchel Paige - SLA11
5.Johnny Sain - NYA9
6.Marlin Stuart - SLA7
Morrie Martin - PHA7
Bob Hooper - CLE7
9.Ray Herbert - DET6
Tom Gorman - NYA6
Shutouts
1.Bob Porterfield - WS19
2.Billy Pierce - CHA7
3.Mel Parnell - BOS5
Bob Lemon - CLE5
5.Walt Masterson - WS14
Mickey McDermott - BOS4
Vic Raschi - NYA4
8.Ed Lopat - NYA3
Whitey Ford - NYA3
Mike Garcia - CLE3
Virgil Trucks - CHA3
HR Allowed
1.Ted Gray - DET25
2.Billy Hoeft - DET24
3.Harry Byrd - PHA23
4.Marion Fricano - PHA21
5.Billy Pierce - CHA20
6.Bob Porterfield - WS119
Early Wynn - CLE19
8.Mike Garcia - CLE18
9.Steve Gromek - DET17
Dick Littlefield - SLA17
Saul Rogovin - CHA17
Hits Allowed
1.Bob Lemon - CLE283
2.Harry Byrd - PHA279
3.Mike Garcia - CLE260
4.Bob Porterfield - WS1243
5.Early Wynn - CLE234
6.Ned Garver - DET228
7.Billy Hoeft - DET223
8.Mel Parnell - BOS217
9.Billy Pierce - CHA216
10.Alex Kellner - PHA210
Walks
1.Mel Parnell - BOS116
2.Harry Byrd - PHA115
3.Whitey Ford - NYA110
Bob Lemon - CLE110
5.Mickey McDermott - BOS109
6.Early Wynn - CLE107
7.Billy Pierce - CHA102
8.Marion Fricano - PHA90
9.Charlie Bishop - PHA86
10.Dick Littlefield - SLA84
Earned Runs
1.Harry Byrd - PHA145
2.Early Wynn - CLE110
3.Bob Lemon - CLE107
4.Billy Hoeft - DET106
5.Charlie Bishop - PHA101
6.Mike Garcia - CLE98
Ned Garver - DET98
8.Bob Porterfield - WS195
9.Marion Fricano - PHA91
10.Ted Gray - DET90
Losses
1.Harry Byrd - PHA20
2.Ted Gray - DET15
Bob Lemon - CLE15
4.Billy Hoeft - DET14
Charlie Bishop - PHA14
6.Harry Brecheen - SLA13
Duane Pillette - SLA13
8.Billy Pierce - CHA12
Don Larsen - SLA12
Saul Rogovin - CHA12
Early Wynn - CLE12
Marion Fricano - PHA12
Dick Littlefield - SLA12
Alex Kellner - PHA12
Morrie Martin - PHA12
Walt Masterson - WS112
Wild Pitches
1.Alex Kellner - PHA10
2.Bob Lemon - CLE9
3.Morrie Martin - PHA7
Mel Parnell - BOS7
Mike Blyzka - SLA7
Hal Brown - BOS7
Frank Fanovich - PHA7
8.Harry Byrd - PHA6
Ray Herbert - DET6
10.Ralph Branca - DET5
Charlie Bishop - PHA5
Harry Dorish - CHA5
Billy Pierce - CHA5
Mickey McDermott - BOS5
Saul Rogovin - CHA5
Connie Marrero - WS15
Dick Littlefield - SLA5
Early Wynn - CLE5
Hit Batters
1.Harry Byrd - PHA14
2.Bob Lemon - CLE11
3.Morrie Martin - PHA8
Steve Gromek - DET8
5.Ted Gray - DET7
Carl Scheib - PHA7
7.Marion Fricano - PHA6
Tom Gorman - NYA6
Harry Dorish - CHA6
Frank Fanovich - PHA6
Balks
1.Luis Aloma - CHA1
Harry Brecheen - SLA1
Harry Byrd - PHA1
Ike Delock - BOS1
Harry Dorish - CHA1
Bob Feller - CLE1
Mike Fornieles - CHA1
Marion Fricano - PHA1
Ned Garver - DET1
Billy Hoeft - DET1
Bobo Holloman - SLA1
Dave Hoskins - CLE1
Ellis Kinder - BOS1
Ed Lopat - NYA1
Walt Masterson - WS11
Mickey McDermott - BOS1
Satchel Paige - SLA1
Saul Rogovin - CHA1
Johnny Sain - NYA1
Spec Shea - WS11
Virgil Trucks - CHA1
Batters Faced
1.Bob Lemon - CLE1216
2.Mike Garcia - CLE1133
3.Billy Pierce - CHA1113
4.Harry Byrd - PHA1090
5.Early Wynn - CLE1077
6.Mel Parnell - BOS1036
Bob Porterfield - WS11036
8.Marion Fricano - PHA909
9.Whitey Ford - NYA882
10.Mickey McDermott - BOS876


Awards
Babe Ruth Award - Billy Martin
MVP - Al Rosen
Rookie of the Year - Harvey Kuenn
TSN Pitcher of the Year - Bob Porterfield

AL All Stars
Hank Bauer
Yogi Berra
Chico Carrasquel
Larry Doby
Ferris Fain
Nellie Fox
Mike Garcia
Billy Goodman
Billy Hunter
George Kell
Harvey Kuenn
Bob Lemon
Mickey Mantle
Minnie Minoso
Johnny Mize
Satchel Paige
Billy Pierce
Allie Reynolds
Phil Rizzuto
Eddie Robinson
Al Rosen
Johnny Sain
Mickey Vernon
Sammy White
Ted Williams
Gus Zernial

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