1953 Boston Red Sox Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-69
Finished 4th in the AL
Attendance: 1,109,909, Avg. 15,856
Ballpark: Fenway Park II
Manager: Lou Boudreau (84-69)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1953 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1953 Boston Red Sox Results

The Boston Red Sox of the American League ended the 1953 season with a record of 84 wins and 69 losses, finishing fourth in the AL.

The Red Sox plated 656 runs and allowed 632 runs. Dick Gernert paced Boston with 21 home runs George Kell drove in 73 runs. Billy Goodman led all regular batters by hitting .313. Mel Parnell topped the squad with 21 wins, while Mickey McDermott also added 15 or more victories also Mickey McDermott registered a 3.01 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Lou Boudreau coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Floyd Baker3BLROctober 10, 19165'9"160Luray, VA USA
Milt BollingSSRRAugust 9, 19306'1"177Mississippi City, MS USA
Hal BrownPRRDecember 11, 19246'2"180Greensboro, NC USA
Billy Consolo3BRRAugust 18, 19345'11"180Cleveland, OH USA
Ike DelockPRRNovember 11, 19295'11"175Highland Park, MI USA
Dom DiMaggioPRRFebruary 12, 19175'9"168San Francisco, CA USA
Hoot EversLFRRFebruary 8, 19216'2"180St. Louis, MO USA
Ben FlowersPRRJune 15, 19276'4"195Goldsboro, NC USA
Hersh FreemanPRRJuly 1, 19286'3"220Gadsden, AL USA
Dick Gernert1BRRSeptember 28, 19286'3"209Reading, PA USA
Billy Goodman2BLRMarch 22, 19265'11"165Concord, NC USA
Marv GrissomPRRMarch 31, 19186'3"190Los Molinos, CA USA
Bill HenryPLLOctober 15, 19276'2"180Alice, TX USA
Ken HolcombePRRAugust 23, 19185'11"169Burnsville, NC USA
Sid HudsonPRRJanuary 3, 19156'4"180Coalfield, TN USA
George Kell3BRRAugust 23, 19225'9"175Swifton, AR USA
Bill KennedyPLLMarch 14, 19216'2"195Carnesville, GA USA
Ellis KinderPRRJuly 26, 19146'0"195Atkins, AR USA
Ted Lepcio2BRRJuly 28, 19295'10"177Utica, NY USA
Johnny LiponSSRRNovember 10, 19226'0"175Martins Ferry, OH USA
Mickey McDermottPLLApril 29, 19296'2"170Poughkeepsie, NY USA
Jack Merson2BRRJanuary 17, 19225'11"175Elkridge, MD USA
Gus NiarhosCRRDecember 6, 19206'0"160Birmingham, AL USA
Willard NixonPLRJune 17, 19286'2"195Taylorsville, GA USA
Karl OlsonLFRRJuly 6, 19306'3"205Ross, CA USA
Mel ParnellPLLJune 13, 19226'0"180New Orleans, LA USA
Jim PiersallRFRRNovember 14, 19296'0"175Waterbury, CT USA
Al RichterSSRRFebruary 7, 19275'11"165Norfolk, VA USA
Gene StephensLFLRJanuary 20, 19336'3"175Gravette, AR USA
Frank SullivanPRRJanuary 23, 19306'6"215Hollywood, CA USA
Tom UmphlettCFRRMay 12, 19316'2"180Scotland Neck, NC USA
Clyde VollmerPRRSeptember 24, 19216'1"185Cincinnati, OH USA
Bill WerlePLLDecember 21, 19206'2"182Oakland, CA USA
Sammy WhiteCRRJuly 7, 19276'3"195Wenatchee, WA USA
Del WilberCRRFebruary 24, 19196'3"200Lincoln Park, MI USA
Ted WilliamsLFLRAugust 30, 19186'3"205San Diego, CA USA
Al ZarillaRFLRMay 1, 19195'11"180Los Angeles, CA USA