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1953 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 83–71 (.539)
League place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
Manager(s) Eddie Stanky
Local radio WIL
(Harry Caray, Gus Mancuso)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1953 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 72nd season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 62nd season in the National League. The Cardinals went 83-71 during the season and finished 3rd in the National League.

Prior to the start of the season, August A. Busch, Jr. of Anheuser-Busch bought the team from Fred Saigh. That started a reign that would last until March, 1996, when William DeWitt, Jr., Drew Baur and Fred Hanser bought the club. Realizing the Cardinals now had more resources than he could possibly match, Bill Veeck, owner of the St. Louis Browns decided to search for another city to which to move the Browns. As a first step, he sold Sportsman's Park to the Cardinals. He would have probably had to sell the park in any case; the park had fallen into disrepair over the years, and the city had threatened to have it condemned. With the Browns' declining revenues - despite collecting rent from the Cardinals - Veeck could not afford to bring it up to code. Busch heavily renovated the 44-year-old park and renamed it Busch Stadium. Within a year, Veeck also sold the Browns to Jerold Hoffberger and Clarence Miles, and the new owners moved them to Baltimore as the Orioles.


Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 105 49 -- .682
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 13 .597
Philadelphia Phillies 83 71 22 .539
St. Louis Cardinals 83 71 22 .439
New York Giants 70 84 35 .455
Cincinnati Redlegs 68 86 37 .442
Chicago Cubs 65 89 40 .422
Pittsburgh Pirates 50 104 55 .325

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1953 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Castiglione, PetePete Castiglione 67 52 9 .173 0 3
Rand, DickDick Rand 9 31 9 .290 0 1
Dunlap, GrantGrant Dunlap 16 17 6 .353 1 3
Johnson, BillyBilly Johnson 11 5 1 .200 0 1
Phillips, EddieEddie Phillips 9 0 0 ---- 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Brazle, AlAl Brazle 60 6 7 18 4.21 57
Erautt, EddieEddie Erautt 20 3 1 0 6.31 15
Collum, JackieJackie Collum 7 0 0 0 6.35 5
Bokelmann, DickDick Bokelmann 3 0 0 0 6.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Red Birds American Association Johnny Keane
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Harry Walker
AA Houston Buffaloes Texas League Al Hollingsworth and Dixie Walker
A Columbus Cardinals Sally League Sheldon "Chief" Bender
A Omaha Cardinals Western League George Kissell
B Winston-Salem Cardinals Carolina League Jimmy Brown
B Peoria Chiefs Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Whitey Kurowski
B Lynchburg Cardinals Piedmont League Dick Landis and John Sullivan
C Fresno Cardinals California League Roland LeBlanc
C St. Joseph Cardinals Western Association Harold Olt
D Dothan Rebels Alabama-Florida League Homer Ray Wilson
D Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Jim Hercinger
D Sanford Cardinals Florida State League J. C. Dunn
D Hazlehurst-Baxley Cardinals Georgia State League Arnie Riesgo
D Albany Cardinals Georgia-Florida League Russ McGovern
D Paducah Chiefs KITTY League Lee "Pete" Peterson
D Hannibal Cardinals Mississippi-Ohio Valley League Tince Leonard
D Hamilton Cardinals PONY League Harold Contini
D Ardmore Cardinals Sooner State League Bennie Warren

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Dothan, Hazlehurst-Baxley, Paducah

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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