1953 in baseball

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The following are the baseball events of the year 1953 throughout the world.

Contents

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Winter Leagues

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
TypeNameStatNameStat
AVG Mickey Vernon WSH.337 Carl Furillo BKN.344
HR Al Rosen CLE43 Eddie Mathews MIL49
RBI Al Rosen CLE145 Roy Campanella BKN143
Wins Bob Porterfield WSH22 Robin Roberts PHP &
Warren Spahn MIL
23
ERA Ed Lopat NYY2.42 Warren Spahn MIL2.10
Ks Billy Pierce CHW186 Robin Roberts PHP198

Major league baseball final standings

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Movies

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Sources

  1. Jim Thorpe Is Dead On West Coast at 64. Article published at The New York Times on March 29, 1953. Retrieved on February 25, 2018.
  2. Ball, Bat and Bishop: the Origin of Ball Games. Henderson. by Robert W. (2001). University of Illinois Press. ISBN   978-0-25-206992-5.
  3. Milwaukee Braves Heroes and Heartbreak. Povletich, William (2009). Wisconsin Historical Society Press. ISBN   978-0-87-020423-4
  4. August 30, 1953: Milwaukee Braves set National League home run record. Article and box scores published by SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on February 24, 2018.
  5. New York Yankees 10, Philadelphia Athletics 0 (2). Game Played on Wednesday, June 28, 1939 (D) at Shibe Park. Retrosheet box score. Retrieved on February 24, 2018.
  6. Doc Moskiman. Article written by Bill Nowlin. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 18, 2019.
  7. Ben Taylor. Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Retrieved on June 18, 2019.
  8. Ben Taylor. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved on June 18, 2019.
  9. Clyde Milan. Article written by Tom Simon. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 19, 2019.
  10. 1 2 Pitchers Stealing Home. Article written by Leonard Gettelson.SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 19, 2019.
  11. A thorough account of pitchers who have started both games of a doubleheader in the major leagues. Article written by J.G. Preston. Retrieved on June 19, 2019.
  12. May 2, 1917: Fred Toney and Reds prevail 1–0 in double no-hitter against Cubs' Hippo Vaughn. Article written by Mike Lynch. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 19, 2019.
  13. Fred Toney statistics and history. Retrosheet. Retrieved on June 19, 2019.
  14. 1 2 3 4 Jim Thorpe Biography. Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved on June 19, 2019.
  15. Jim Thorpe (1887–1953). IMDb. Retrieved on June 19, 2019.
  16. 1 2 3 Kid Nichols Statistics and History. Baseball Reference. Retrieved on February 24, 2018.
  17. 1892 Championship Series Boston Beaneaters over Cleveland Spiders (5–0–1). Baseball Reference. Retrieved on February 24, 2018.
  18. 1 2 Kid Nichols Biography. Baseball Hall of Fame Official Website. Retrieved on February 24, 2018.
  19. Kid Nichols Obituary. The New York Times, Sunday, April 12th, 1953. Retrieved from The Deadball Era on February 24, 2018.
  20. Roy Patterson. Article written by Terry Bohn. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 21, 2019.
  21. Cot's Baseball Contracts. Baseball Prospectus. Retrieved on June 24, 2019.
  22. A thorough account of pitchers who have started both games of a doubleheader in the major leagues. Article by J.G. Preston. PrestonJG website. Retrieved on June 25, 2019.
  23. Sam Leever. Article written by Mark Armour. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 25, 2019.
  24. Ray Grimes. Article written by Bill Nowlin. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 25, 2019.
  25. 1 2 3 Jesse Burkette batting and fielding statistics. Retrosheet. Retrieved on June 20, 2019.
  26. 1 2 3 Jesse Burkett. Article written by David Jones. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on February 25, 2018.
  27. 1 2 Year by Year Leaders for Batting Average / Batting Champions. Baseball Almanac. Retrieved on February 25, 2018.
  28. Arnold Rothstein and Baseball's 1919 Black Sox Scandal. Article written by David Pietrusza. Retrieved on June 25, 2019.
  29. Jim Tabor. Article written by Maurice Bouchard. Retrieved on June 25, 2019.
  30. Jack Pfiester. Article written by Stuart Schimler. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 26, 2019.
  31. Buck Herzog. Article written by Gabriel Schechter. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 26, 2019.
  32. Tom Dougherty. Batting and pitching statistics. Baseball Reference Retrieved on June 13, 2019.
  33. Billy Maharg. Article written by Bill Lamb. SABR BiographyProject. Retrieved on June 26, 2019.
  34. Ed Barrow. Article written by Daniel R. Levitt. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 27, 2019.
  35. Pinch Thomas. Article written by Joanne Hulbert. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 27, 2019.
  36. Patsy Donovan. Article written by David Jones. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 27, 2019.

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