1953 Michigan Wolverines baseball team

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1953 Michigan Wolverines baseball
Michigan Wolverines Block M.png
Conference Big Ten Conference
1953 record 21-9 (10-3 Big Ten)
Head coach Ray Fisher (33rd year)
Home stadium Ferry Field
Seasons
« 1952 1954 »
1953 Big Ten Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Illinois 10 3   .769      
Michigan y 10 3   .769     21 9   .700
Ohio State 9 4   .692     13 13   .500
Iowa 8 4   .667     15 10   .600
Minnesota 7 5   .583     19 9   .679
Wisconsin 6 5   .545      
Michigan State 6 7   .462     11 17   .393
Northwestern 2 9   .182      
Purdue 2 9   .182     5 13   .278
Indiana 0 11   .000     9 4   .692
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the College World Series
As of June 30, 1953[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1953 Michigan Wolverines baseball team represented the University of Michigan in the 1953 NCAA baseball season. The Wolverines played their home games at Ferry Field. The team was coached by Ray Fisher in his 33rd season at Michigan.

The Wolverines won the 1953 College World Series, defeating the Texas Longhorns in the championship game.

Roster[edit]

Team Photo

Back row: Daniel Cline, Don Eaddy, Marvin Wisnewski, Ray Pavichevich, Paul Lepley
Middle row: Jack Ritter, Richard Leach, Garabed Tadian, Paul Fancher, Robert Woschitz, Jack Corbett, Richard Yirkosky, Robert Margolin (manager)
Front row: Bruce Haynam, Frank Howell, Ray Fisher (coach), Bill Mogk (captain), Gerald Harrington, Gil Sabuco, Bill Billings

Schedule[edit]

1953 Michigan Wolverines Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Don Eaddy
  • All-Big Ten First Team[3]
Bruce Haynam
  • All-America First Team[3]
  • All-Big Ten First Team[3]
Paul Lepley
  • All-American Third Team[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012 Big Ten Baseball Record Book. Big Ten Conference. p. 101. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1953". Boyd's World. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "2012 Michigan Wolverines Record Book". MGoBlue.com. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 

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