1953 New York Giants Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 70-84
Finished 5th in the NL
Attendance: 849,187, Avg. 13,269
Ballpark: Polo Grounds IV
Manager: Leo Durocher (70-84)
Location: New York, New York
1953 New York Giants Statistics
1953 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National League ended the 1953 season with a record of 70 wins and 84 losses, finishing fifth in the NL.

The Giants plated 768 runs and conceded 747 runs. Bobby Thomson paced New York with 26 home runs, while Al Dark, Monte Irvin, Daryl Spencer and Hank Thompson each walloped 20 or more, too. Bobby Thomson drove in 106 runs. Don Mueller led all regular batters by hitting .333. Ruben Gomez topped the squad with 13 wins, and Hoyt Wilhelm recorded a 3.04 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Leo Durocher coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Sam CalderoneCRRFebruary 6, 19265'10"185Beverly, NJ USA
Bill ConnellyPLRJune 29, 19256'0"175Alberta, VA USA
Al CorwinPRRDecember 3, 19266'1"170Newburgh, NY USA
Al DarkSSRRJanuary 7, 19225'11"185Comanche, OK USA
Tookie Gilbert1BLRApril 4, 19296'2"185New Orleans, LA USA
Ruben GomezPRRJuly 13, 19276'0"170Arroyo, P.R.
Marv GrissomPRRMarch 31, 19186'3"190Los Molinos, CA USA
Jim HearnPRRApril 11, 19216'3"205Atlanta, GA USA
Frank HillerPRRJuly 13, 19206'0"200Irvington, NJ USA
Bobby Hofman3BRROctober 5, 19255'10"160St. Louis, MO USA
Monte IrvinLFRRFebruary 25, 19196'1"195Haleburg, AL USA
Larry JansenPRRJuly 16, 19206'2"190Verboort, OR USA
Ray KattCRRMay 9, 19276'2"190New Braunfels, TX USA
Monty KennedyPRLMay 11, 19226'2"185Amelia, VA USA
Dave KosloPLLMarch 31, 19205'11"180Menasha, WI USA
Max LanierPRLAugust 18, 19155'11"180Denton, NC USA
Whitey Lockman1BLRJuly 25, 19266'1"175Lowell, NC USA
Sal MagliePRRApril 26, 19176'2"180Niagara Falls, NY USA
Don MuellerRFLRApril 14, 19276'0"185St. Louis, MO USA
Ray NobleCRRMarch 15, 19195'11"210Central Hatillo, Cuba
Dusty RhodesLFLRMay 13, 19276'0"178Mathews, AL USA
Bill Rigney3BRRJanuary 29, 19186'1"178Alameda, CA USA
Daryl SpencerIFRRJuly 13, 19286'2"185Wichita, KS USA
George SpencerPRRJuly 7, 19266'1"215Columbus, OH USA
Hank Thompson3BLRDecember 8, 19255'9"174Oklahoma City, OK USA
Bobby ThomsonCFRROctober 25, 19236'2"180Glasgow, Gl United Kingdom
Wes WestrumCRRNovember 28, 19225'11"185Clearbrook, MN USA
Hoyt WilhelmPRRJuly 26, 19226'0"190Huntersville, NC USA
Davey Williams2BRRNovember 2, 19275'10"160Dallas, TX USA
George WilsonPLRAugust 31, 19246'1"185Cherryville, NC USA
Al WorthingtonPRRFebruary 5, 19296'2"195Birmingham, AL USA
Sal YvarsCRRFebruary 20, 19245'10"187New York, NY USA