1953 Washington Senators Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 76-76
Finished 5th in the AL
Attendance: 596,895, Avg. 8,909
Ballpark: Griffith Stadium I
Manager: Bucky Harris (76-76)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1953 Washington Senators Statistics
1953 Washington Senators Roster

The Washington Senators of the American League ended the 1953 season with a record of 76 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the AL.

The Senators plated 687 runs and surrendered 614 runs. Mickey Vernon paced Washington with 15 home runs and drove in 115 runs, while leading batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .337 clip. Bob Porterfield topped the squad with 22 wins, and Connie Marrero registered a 3.03 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Bucky Harris coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 685
Regular Season Runs Against: 609

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