1953 Cincinnati Reds Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 68-86
Finished 6th in the NL
Attendance: 532,664, Avg. 8,732
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Manager: Rogers Hornsby (64-82)
Manager: Buster Mills (4-4)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1953 Cincinnati Reds Statistics
1953 Cincinnati Reds Roster

The Cincinnati Reds of the National League ended the 1953 season with a record of 68 wins and 86 losses, finishing sixth in the NL.

The Reds scored 714 runs and conceded 788 runs. Ted Kluszewski walloped 40 home runs for Cincinnati, while Jim Greengrass, Willard Marshall, Andy Seminick and Gus Bell each swatted 20 or more, too. Ted Kluszewski accounted for 108 RBI and topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .316. Harry Perkowski led the squad with 12 wins, and Fred Baczewski registered a 3.45 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Rogers Hornsby and Buster Mills coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 704
Regular Season Runs Against: 778

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 13, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 2 at Cincinnati Reds 0 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 14, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 0-1 0-1 0-2
April 17, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 9 at Cincinnati Reds 10 W 1-1 0-1 1-2
April 21, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 22, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 L 1-1 1-2 2-3
April 25, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Milwaukee Braves 8 L 1-1 1-3 2-4
April 28, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Brooklyn Dodgers 5 L 1-1 1-4 2-5
April 29, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Brooklyn Dodgers 6 L 1-1 1-5 2-6
April 30, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 7 L 1-1 1-6 2-7
May 1, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 L 1-1 1-7 2-8
May 2, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 12 L 1-1 1-8 2-9
May 4, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 9 at New York Giants 5 W 1-1 2-8 3-9
May 4, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at New York Giants 12 L 1-1 2-9 3-10
May 8, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 1-2 2-9 3-11
May 9, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 1-3 2-9 3-12
May 10, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 2-3 2-9 4-12
May 10, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Cincinnati Reds 5 W 3-3 2-9 5-12
May 15, 1953 New York Giants 7 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 3-4 2-9 5-13
May 17, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 10 at Cincinnati Reds 0 L 3-5 2-9 5-14
May 17, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 5 at Cincinnati Reds 13 W 4-5 2-9 6-14
May 18, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 5-5 2-9 7-14
May 19, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 5-6 2-9 7-15
May 20, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Cincinnati Reds 14 W 6-6 2-9 8-15
May 21, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 11 L 6-6 2-10 8-16
May 22, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 6-6 2-11 8-17
May 23, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 W 6-6 3-11 9-17
May 24, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 6-6 3-12 9-18
May 25, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Milwaukee Braves 5 L 6-6 3-13 9-19
May 25, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Milwaukee Braves 10 L 6-6 3-14 9-20
May 26, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Milwaukee Braves 6 L 6-6 3-15 9-21
May 27, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 6-7 3-15 9-22
May 29, 1953 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 6 W 7-7 3-15 10-22
May 30, 1953 Chicago Cubs 2 at Cincinnati Reds 1 L 7-8 3-15 10-23
May 30, 1953 Chicago Cubs 6 at Cincinnati Reds 8 W 8-8 3-15 11-23
May 31, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 8 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 8-9 3-15 11-24
May 31, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 6 at Cincinnati Reds 8 W 9-9 3-15 12-24
June 2, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at New York Giants 2 W 9-9 4-15 13-24
June 3, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at New York Giants 11 L 9-9 4-16 13-25
June 4, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at New York Giants 11 L 9-9 4-17 13-26
June 5, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 9-9 5-17 14-26
June 6, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 15 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 9-9 6-17 15-26
June 7, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 W 9-9 7-17 16-26
June 7, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 11 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 9-9 8-17 17-26
June 8, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Brooklyn Dodgers 5 W 9-9 9-17 18-26
June 9, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Brooklyn Dodgers 10 L 9-9 9-18 18-27
June 10, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Brooklyn Dodgers 13 L 9-9 9-19 18-28
June 11, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Brooklyn Dodgers 9 L 9-9 9-20 18-29
June 12, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 9-9 10-20 19-29
June 14, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 9-9 11-20 20-29
June 14, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 9-9 11-21 20-30
June 16, 1953 New York Giants 7 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 9-10 11-21 20-31
June 16, 1953 New York Giants 5 at Cincinnati Reds 12 W 10-10 11-21 21-31
June 17, 1953 New York Giants 4 at Cincinnati Reds 1 L 10-11 11-21 21-32
June 18, 1953 New York Giants 6 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 10-12 11-21 21-33
June 19, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 10 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 10-13 11-21 21-34
June 20, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Cincinnati Reds 1 L 10-14 11-21 21-35
June 21, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 10-15 11-21 21-36
June 21, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Cincinnati Reds 5 W 11-15 11-21 22-36
June 23, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 2 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 12-15 11-21 23-36
June 24, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 4 at Cincinnati Reds 7 W 13-15 11-21 24-36
June 25, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 12 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 13-16 11-21 24-37
June 26, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Cincinnati Reds 8 W 14-16 11-21 25-37
June 26, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 15-16 11-21 26-37
June 27, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Cincinnati Reds 15 W 16-16 11-21 27-37
June 28, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 17-16 11-21 28-37
June 28, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Cincinnati Reds 9 W 18-16 11-21 29-37
June 30, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 6 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 18-17 11-21 29-38
June 30, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 3 at Cincinnati Reds 6 W 19-17 11-21 30-38
July 1, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 10 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 19-18 11-21 30-39
July 2, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Milwaukee Braves 1 W 19-18 12-21 31-39
July 3, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Milwaukee Braves 11 L 19-18 12-22 31-40
July 4, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Milwaukee Braves 1 W 19-18 13-22 32-40
July 4, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Milwaukee Braves 1 W 19-18 14-22 33-40
July 5, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 19-18 15-22 34-40
July 5, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Chicago Cubs 8 L 19-18 15-23 34-41
July 6, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 19-18 15-24 34-42
July 7, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 19-19 15-24 34-43
July 8, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 19-20 15-24 34-44
July 10, 1953 Chicago Cubs 4 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 19-21 15-24 34-45
July 10, 1953 Chicago Cubs 0 at Cincinnati Reds 6 W 20-21 15-24 35-45
July 11, 1953 Chicago Cubs 5 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 20-22 15-24 35-46
July 12, 1953 Chicago Cubs 4 at Cincinnati Reds 7 W 21-22 15-24 36-46
July 12, 1953 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 7 W 22-22 15-24 37-46
July 16, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 22-22 15-25 37-47
July 16, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 22-22 15-26 37-48
July 17, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 22-22 16-26 38-48
July 18, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 11 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 22-22 17-26 39-48
July 19, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Brooklyn Dodgers 7 L 22-22 17-27 39-49
July 19, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 1 W 22-22 18-27 40-49
July 21, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 22-22 19-27 41-49
July 22, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 22-22 19-28 41-50
July 23, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 22-22 20-28 42-50
July 24, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 1 at New York Giants 3 L 22-22 20-29 42-51
July 25, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 7 at New York Giants 5 W 22-22 21-29 43-51
July 26, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 6 at New York Giants 10 L 22-22 21-30 43-52
July 26, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 1 at New York Giants 5 L 22-22 21-31 43-53
July 28, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Cincinnati Reds 5 W 23-22 21-31 44-53
July 29, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Cincinnati Reds 13 W 24-22 21-31 45-53
July 30, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 17 at Cincinnati Reds 8 L 24-23 21-31 45-54
July 31, 1953 New York Giants 9 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 24-24 21-31 45-55
August 1, 1953 New York Giants 9 at Cincinnati Reds 10 W 25-24 21-31 46-55
August 2, 1953 New York Giants 0 at Cincinnati Reds 5 W 26-24 21-31 47-55
August 2, 1953 New York Giants 1 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 27-24 21-31 48-55
August 3, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Cincinnati Reds 5 W 28-24 21-31 49-55
August 4, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Cincinnati Reds 1 L 28-25 21-31 49-56
August 5, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 28-26 21-31 49-57
August 6, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 28-27 21-31 49-58
August 7, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 9 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 28-28 21-31 49-59
August 8, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 28-29 21-31 49-60
August 9, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 9 at Cincinnati Reds 1 L 28-30 21-31 49-61
August 11, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 28-30 21-32 49-62
August 12, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 28-30 21-33 49-63
August 12, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 10 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 28-30 22-33 50-63
August 13, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 10 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 28-30 23-33 51-63
August 14, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 29-30 23-33 52-63
August 15, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 29-31 23-33 52-64
August 16, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 30-31 23-33 53-64
August 16, 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 30-32 23-33 53-65
August 18, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 8 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 30-33 23-33 53-66
August 19, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 3 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 30-34 23-33 53-67
August 21, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 30-34 23-34 53-68
August 22, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 30-34 23-35 53-69
August 23, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 30-34 24-35 54-69
August 25, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 30-34 25-35 55-69
August 25, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 30-34 26-35 56-69
August 28, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Brooklyn Dodgers 9 L 30-34 26-36 56-70
August 29, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Brooklyn Dodgers 10 L 30-34 26-37 56-71
August 30, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 30-34 26-38 56-72
August 30, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 30-34 26-39 56-73
August 31, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 12 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 W 30-34 27-39 57-73
August 31, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 W 30-34 28-39 58-73
September 2, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at New York Giants 4 L 30-34 28-40 58-74
September 3, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 9 at New York Giants 2 W 30-34 29-40 59-74
September 5, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 30-34 29-41 59-75
September 6, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 30-34 29-42 59-76
September 6, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 30-34 29-43 59-77
September 7, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 30-34 29-44 59-78
September 7, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 30-34 29-45 59-79
September 9, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 6 at Cincinnati Reds 0 L 30-35 29-45 59-80
September 10, 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 5 at Cincinnati Reds 6 W 31-35 29-45 60-80
September 11, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Cincinnati Reds 6 W 32-35 29-45 61-80
September 12, 1953 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 33-35 29-45 62-80
September 13, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Cincinnati Reds 8 W 34-35 29-45 63-80
September 13, 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 34-36 29-45 63-81
September 15, 1953 New York Giants 3 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 35-36 29-45 64-81
September 16, 1953 New York Giants 4 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 35-37 29-45 64-82
September 19, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Milwaukee Braves 5 L 35-37 29-46 64-83
September 20, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Milwaukee Braves 3 L 35-37 29-47 64-84
September 20, 1953 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Milwaukee Braves 3 W 35-37 30-47 65-84
September 22, 1953 Chicago Cubs 0 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 36-37 30-47 66-84
September 22, 1953 Chicago Cubs 4 at Cincinnati Reds 1 L 36-38 30-47 66-85
September 23, 1953 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 37-38 30-47 67-85
September 26, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 7 at Cincinnati Reds 10 W 38-38 30-47 68-85
September 27, 1953 Milwaukee Braves 8 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 38-39 30-47 68-86


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