1953 Philadelphia Athletics Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 59-95
Finished 7th in the AL
Attendance: 368,114, Avg. 5,937
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Manager: Jimmy Dykes (59-95)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1953 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1953 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1953 season with a record of 59 wins and 95 losses, finishing seventh in the AL.

The Athletics scored 632 runs and gave up 799 runs. Gus Zernial walloped 42 home runs for Philadelphia, while Eddie Robinson swatted 20 or more also. Gus Zernial drove in 108 runs. Dave Philley led hitters with significant playing time with a .303 average. Harry Byrd and Alex Kellner topped the squad with 11 wins each, and Marion Fricano registered a 3.88 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Jimmy Dykes coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 607
Regular Season Runs Against: 773

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 14, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 0 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 15, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 4 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 16, 1953 Boston Red Sox 11 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
April 17, 1953 Boston Red Sox 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 19, 1953 New York Yankees 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 2-1 1-1 3-2
April 19, 1953 New York Yankees 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 2-2 1-1 3-3
April 21, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Washington Senators 5 L 2-2 1-2 3-4
April 22, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Washington Senators 4 W 2-2 2-2 4-4
April 23, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at Washington Senators 4 W 2-2 3-2 5-4
April 24, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 2-2 4-2 6-4
April 25, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 2-2 4-3 6-5
April 28, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 2-2 5-3 7-5
April 29, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 2-2 5-4 7-6
May 1, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 2-2 5-5 7-7
May 2, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 2-2 6-5 8-7
May 3, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 2-2 7-5 9-7
May 3, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 10 at Chicago White Sox 6 W 2-2 8-5 10-7
May 5, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at St. Louis Browns 2 L 2-2 8-6 10-8
May 6, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at St. Louis Browns 6 L 2-2 8-7 10-9
May 8, 1953 Washington Senators 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 L 2-3 8-7 10-10
May 9, 1953 Washington Senators 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 L 2-4 8-7 10-11
May 10, 1953 Washington Senators 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 L 2-5 8-7 10-12
May 10, 1953 Washington Senators 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 2-6 8-7 10-13
May 12, 1953 St. Louis Browns 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 2-7 8-7 10-14
May 13, 1953 St. Louis Browns 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 3-7 8-7 11-14
May 14, 1953 Detroit Tigers 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 4-7 8-7 12-14
May 15, 1953 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 4-8 8-7 12-15
May 16, 1953 Detroit Tigers 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 4-9 8-7 12-16
May 17, 1953 Cleveland Indians 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 4-10 8-7 12-17
May 17, 1953 Cleveland Indians 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 4-11 8-7 12-18
May 19, 1953 Chicago White Sox 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 5-11 8-7 13-18
May 20, 1953 Chicago White Sox 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 6-11 8-7 14-18
May 21, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 9 at Boston Red Sox 0 W 6-11 9-7 15-18
May 22, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 6-11 9-8 15-19
May 23, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Washington Senators 6 W 6-11 10-8 16-19
May 24, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Washington Senators 6 L 6-11 10-9 16-20
May 25, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Washington Senators 6 L 6-11 10-10 16-21
May 27, 1953 Boston Red Sox 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 7-11 10-10 17-21
May 28, 1953 Boston Red Sox 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 W 8-11 10-10 18-21
May 29, 1953 New York Yankees 12 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 L 8-12 10-10 18-22
May 31, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 7 L 8-12 10-11 18-23
June 3, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 10 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 8-12 11-11 19-23
June 4, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 11 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 8-12 12-11 20-23
June 4, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 9 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 8-12 13-11 21-23
June 5, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 8-12 13-12 21-24
June 6, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 8-12 13-13 21-25
June 7, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 8-12 13-14 21-26
June 7, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 8-12 13-15 21-27
June 9, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 8-12 13-16 21-28
June 10, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 8-12 14-16 22-28
June 11, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at Chicago White Sox 5 W 8-12 15-16 23-28
June 12, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at St. Louis Browns 3 W 8-12 16-16 24-28
June 13, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at St. Louis Browns 3 W 8-12 17-16 25-28
June 14, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 8-12 18-16 26-28
June 14, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 8-12 19-16 27-28
June 16, 1953 Cleveland Indians 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 W 9-12 19-16 28-28
June 17, 1953 Cleveland Indians 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 9-13 19-16 28-29
June 18, 1953 Cleveland Indians 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 9-14 19-16 28-30
June 19, 1953 Chicago White Sox 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 9-15 19-16 28-31
June 20, 1953 Chicago White Sox 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 9-16 19-16 28-32
June 21, 1953 Chicago White Sox 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 9-17 19-16 28-33
June 21, 1953 Chicago White Sox 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 10-17 19-16 29-33
June 23, 1953 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 L 10-18 19-16 29-34
June 24, 1953 Detroit Tigers 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 10-19 19-16 29-35
June 25, 1953 Detroit Tigers 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 11-19 19-16 30-35
June 26, 1953 St. Louis Browns 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 W 12-19 19-16 31-35
June 27, 1953 St. Louis Browns 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 12-20 19-16 31-36
June 28, 1953 St. Louis Browns 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 12-21 19-16 31-37
June 28, 1953 St. Louis Browns 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 13-21 19-16 32-37
June 30, 1953 Washington Senators 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 L 13-22 19-16 32-38
July 1, 1953 Washington Senators 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 13-23 19-16 32-39
July 3, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at New York Yankees 4 L 13-23 19-17 32-40
July 4, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 6 L 13-23 19-18 32-41
July 4, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at New York Yankees 4 L 13-23 19-19 32-42
July 5, 1953 Boston Red Sox 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 13-24 19-19 32-43
July 6, 1953 New York Yankees 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 13-25 19-19 32-44
July 6, 1953 New York Yankees 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 13-26 19-19 32-45
July 7, 1953 New York Yankees 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 14-26 19-19 33-45
July 8, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Washington Senators 7 L 14-26 19-20 33-46
July 9, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Washington Senators 8 L 14-26 19-21 33-47
July 10, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 14-26 19-22 33-48
July 11, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 14-26 19-23 33-49
July 12, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 14-26 20-23 34-49
July 12, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 14-26 20-24 34-50
July 16, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 14-26 20-25 34-51
July 17, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 14-26 20-26 34-52
July 18, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 9 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 14-26 21-26 35-52
July 19, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 13 L 14-26 21-27 35-53
July 22, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 11 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 14-26 22-27 36-53
July 23, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 14-26 23-27 37-53
July 24, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 14-26 24-27 38-53
July 25, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 14-26 25-27 39-53
July 26, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 14-26 26-27 40-53
July 26, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 14-26 26-28 40-54
July 28, 1953 St. Louis Browns 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 W 15-26 26-28 41-54
July 29, 1953 St. Louis Browns 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 W 16-26 26-28 42-54
July 30, 1953 St. Louis Browns 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 17-26 26-28 43-54
July 31, 1953 Cleveland Indians 12 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 17-27 26-28 43-55
August 1, 1953 Cleveland Indians 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 17-28 26-28 43-56
August 2, 1953 Cleveland Indians 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 17-29 26-28 43-57
August 2, 1953 Cleveland Indians 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 17-30 26-28 43-58
August 4, 1953 Chicago White Sox 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 17-31 26-28 43-59
August 5, 1953 Chicago White Sox 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 L 17-32 26-28 43-60
August 6, 1953 Chicago White Sox 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 17-33 26-28 43-61
August 7, 1953 Detroit Tigers 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 18-33 26-28 44-61
August 8, 1953 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 W 19-33 26-28 45-61
August 9, 1953 Detroit Tigers 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 20-33 26-28 46-61
August 11, 1953 Boston Red Sox 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 20-34 26-28 46-62
August 11, 1953 Boston Red Sox 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 20-35 26-28 46-63
August 12, 1953 Boston Red Sox 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 20-36 26-28 46-64
August 13, 1953 Boston Red Sox 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 21-36 26-28 47-64
August 15, 1953 New York Yankees 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 W 22-36 26-28 48-64
August 16, 1953 New York Yankees 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 L 22-37 26-28 48-65
August 16, 1953 New York Yankees 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 22-38 26-28 48-66
August 17, 1953 New York Yankees 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 22-39 26-28 48-67
August 17, 1953 New York Yankees 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 L 22-40 26-28 48-68
August 18, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 22-40 26-29 48-69
August 19, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 22-40 26-30 48-70
August 21, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at New York Yankees 5 L 22-40 26-31 48-71
August 22, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 10 at New York Yankees 4 W 22-40 27-31 49-71
August 23, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at New York Yankees 4 L 22-40 27-32 49-72
August 25, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 22-40 28-32 50-72
August 26, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 10 at Chicago White Sox 8 W 22-40 29-32 51-72
August 27, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 22-40 29-33 51-73
August 27, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at St. Louis Browns 3 L 22-40 29-34 51-74
August 28, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at St. Louis Browns 8 L 22-40 29-35 51-75
August 30, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 10 L 22-40 29-36 51-76
August 30, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 9 L 22-40 29-37 51-77
August 31, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 10 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 22-40 30-37 52-77
August 31, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 9 L 22-40 30-38 52-78
September 1, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 22-40 30-39 52-79
September 2, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 22-40 30-40 52-80
September 3, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 22-40 30-41 52-81
September 6, 1953 Boston Red Sox 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 22-41 30-41 52-82
September 6, 1953 Boston Red Sox 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 L 22-42 30-41 52-83
September 7, 1953 Washington Senators 13 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 22-43 30-41 52-84
September 7, 1953 Washington Senators 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 22-44 30-41 52-85
September 9, 1953 Detroit Tigers 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 22-45 30-41 52-86
September 9, 1953 Detroit Tigers 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 W 23-45 30-41 53-86
September 11, 1953 Chicago White Sox 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 23-46 30-41 53-87
September 12, 1953 Chicago White Sox 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 23-47 30-41 53-88
September 13, 1953 St. Louis Browns 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 24-47 30-41 54-88
September 13, 1953 St. Louis Browns 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 24-48 30-41 54-89
September 16, 1953 Cleveland Indians 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 24-49 30-41 54-90
September 17, 1953 Cleveland Indians 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 24-50 30-41 54-91
September 19, 1953 Washington Senators 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 W 25-50 30-41 55-91
September 20, 1953 Washington Senators 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 13 W 26-50 30-41 56-91
September 20, 1953 Washington Senators 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 27-50 30-41 57-91
September 22, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at New York Yankees 7 L 27-50 30-42 57-92
September 23, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 3 L 27-50 30-43 57-93
September 25, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Washington Senators 1 L 27-50 30-44 57-94
September 26, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 11 at Washington Senators 2 W 27-50 31-44 58-94
September 27, 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 9 at Washington Senators 2 W 27-50 32-44 59-94