1953 Brooklyn Dodgers Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 105-49
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 1,357,497, Avg. 18,100
Ballpark: Ebbets Field
Won League Championship Series
World Series - Lost to New York Yankees 4-2
Manager: Chuck Dressen (105-49)
Location: New York, New York
1953 Brooklyn Dodgers Statistics
1953 Brooklyn Dodgers Results

The Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League ended the 1953 season with a record of 105 wins and 49 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Dodgers scored 955 runs, most in the league. Brooklyn gave up 689 runs. Duke Snider walloped 42 home runs for the team, while Roy Campanella, Carl Furillo and Gil Hodges each swatted 20 or more, too. Roy Campanella accounted for 142 RBI. Carl Furillo led hitters with significant playing time by hitting .344. Carl Erskine topped the squad with 20 wins, plus Russ Meyer, too added 15 or more wins, too Carl Erskine recorded a 3.54 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Chuck Dressen coached the team. The 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill AntonelloLFRRMay 19, 19275'11"185Brooklyn, NY USA
Wayne Belardi1BLLSeptember 5, 19306'1"185St. Helena, CA USA
Joe BlackPRRFebruary 8, 19246'2"220Plainfield, NJ USA
Ralph BrancaPRRJanuary 6, 19266'3"220Mount Vernon, NY USA
Roy CampanellaCRRNovember 19, 19215'9"190Philadelphia, PA USA
Billy Cox3BRRAugust 29, 19195'10"150Newport, PA USA
Carl ErskinePRRDecember 13, 19265'10"165Anderson, IN USA
Carl FurilloRFRRMarch 8, 19226'0"190Stony Creek Mills, PA USA
Jim Gilliam2BBROctober 17, 19285'10"175Nashville, TN USA
Gil Hodges1BRRApril 4, 19246'1"200Princeton, IN USA
Dixie HowellPRRApril 24, 19205'11"190Louisville, KY USA
Jim HughesPRRMarch 21, 19236'1"200Chicago, IL USA
Clem LabinePRRAugust 6, 19266'0"180Lincoln, RI USA
Billy LoesPRRDecember 13, 19296'1"165Long Island City, NY USA
Carmen MauroRFLRNovember 10, 19266'0"167St. Paul, MN USA
Russ MeyerPBROctober 25, 19236'1"175Peru, IL USA
Glenn MickensPRRJuly 26, 19306'0"175Wilmar, CA USA
Bob MillikenPRRAugust 25, 19266'0"195Majorsville, WV USA
Ray MoorePRRJune 1, 19266'0"195Meadows, MD USA
Bobby Morgan3BRRJune 29, 19265'9"175Oklahoma City, OK USA
Erv PalicaPRRFebruary 9, 19286'1"180Lomita, CA USA
Johnny PodresPLLSeptember 30, 19325'11"170Witherbee, NY USA
Pee Wee ReeseSSRRJuly 23, 19185'10"160Ekron, KY USA
Jackie RobinsonLFRRJanuary 31, 19195'11"195Cairo, GA USA
Preacher RoePRLFebruary 26, 19166'2"170Ash Flat, AR USA
George ShubaLFLRDecember 13, 19245'11"180Youngstown, OH USA
Duke SniderCFLRSeptember 19, 19266'0"179Los Angeles, CA USA
Dick TeedPBRMarch 8, 19265'11"180Springfield, MA USA
Don ThompsonLFLLDecember 28, 19236'0"185Swepsonville, NC USA
Ben WadePRRNovember 25, 19226'3"195Morehead City, NC USA
Rube WalkerCLRMay 16, 19266'0"175Lenoir, NC USA
Dick WilliamsLFRRMay 7, 19296'0"190St. Louis, MO USA