1953 Cincinnati Reds Roster

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 Results

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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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bobby Adams3BRRDecember 14, 19215'10"160Tuolumne, CA USA
Fred BaczewskiPLLMay 15, 19266'2"185St. Paul, MN USA
Ed BaileyCLRApril 15, 19316'2"205Strawberry Plains, TN USA
Frank BaldwinCRRDecember 25, 19285'11"195High Bridge, NJ USA
Gus BellCFLRNovember 15, 19286'1"190Louisville, KY USA
Ed BlakePRRDecember 23, 19255'11"175East St. Louis, IL USA
Bob BorkowskiRFRRJanuary 27, 19266'0"182Dayton, OH USA
Rocky Bridges2BRRAugust 7, 19275'8"170Refugio, TX USA
Bubba ChurchPRRSeptember 12, 19246'0"180Birmingham, AL USA
Jackie CollumPLLJune 21, 19275'7"160Victor, IA USA
Eddie ErauttPRRSeptember 26, 19245'11"185Portland, OR USA
Hank FoilesCRRJune 10, 19296'0"195Richmond, VA USA
Jim GreengrassLFRROctober 24, 19276'1"200Addison, NY USA
Grady Hatton2BLROctober 7, 19225'8"170Beaumont, TX USA
Howie JudsonPRRFebruary 16, 19256'1"195Hebron, IL USA
Bob KellyPRROctober 4, 19276'0"180Cleveland, OH USA
Clyde KingPBRMay 23, 19246'1"175Goldsboro, NC USA
Ted Kluszewski1BLLSeptember 10, 19246'2"225Argo, IL USA
Hobie LandrithCLRMarch 16, 19305'10"170Decatur, IL USA
George LerchenCFBRDecember 1, 19225'11"175Detroit, MI USA
Bob MarquisCFLLDecember 23, 19246'1"170Oklahoma City, OK USA
Willard MarshallRFLRFebruary 8, 19216'1"205Richmond, VA USA
Barney MartinPRRMarch 3, 19235'11"170Columbia, SC USA
Roy McMillanSSRRJuly 17, 19295'11"170Bonham, TX USA
Ernie NevelPRRAugust 17, 19195'11"190Charleston, MO USA
Joe NuxhallPLLJuly 30, 19286'3"195Hamilton, OH USA
Harry PerkowskiPLLSeptember 6, 19226'2"196Dante, VA USA
Bud PodbielanPRRMarch 6, 19246'1"170Curlew, WA USA
Wally PostRFRRJuly 9, 19296'1"190St. Wendelin, OH USA
Ken RaffensbergerPRLAugust 8, 19176'2"185York, PA USA
Andy SeminickCRRSeptember 12, 19205'11"187Pierce, WV USA
Frank SmithPRRApril 4, 19286'3"195Pierrepont Manor, NY USA
Joe SzekelyRFRRFebruary 2, 19255'11"180Cleveland, OH USA
Johnny Temple2BRRAugust 8, 19275'11"175Lexington, NC USA
Herm WehmeierPRRFebruary 18, 19276'2"185Cincinnati, OH USA


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