1953 New York Giants (MLB) season

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1953 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Horace Stoneham
Manager(s) Leo Durocher
Local television WPIX
(Russ Hodges, Ernie Harwell)
Local radio WMCA
(Russ Hodges, Ernie Harwell)
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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

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1953 New York Giants
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
3B Thompson, HankHank Thompson 114 388 117 .302 24 74

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
Rhodes, DustyDusty Rhodes 76 163 38 .233 11 30

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
Gómez, RubénRubén Gómez 29 204 13 11 3.40 113

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
Grissom, MarvMarv Grissom 21 84.1 4 2 3.95 46
Connelly, BillBill Connelly 8 20.1 0 1 11.07 11

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
Corwin, AlAl Corwin 48 6 4 2 4.98 49

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Minneapolis Millers American Association Frank Genovese and Freddie Fitzsimmons
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Hugh Poland
A Sioux City Soos Western League Ray Mueller
B Danville Leafs Carolina League Andy Gilbert
C St. Cloud Rox Northern League Charlie Fox
C Muskogee Giants Western Association Harold Kollar
D Mayfield Clothiers KITTY League Austin Knickerbocker
D Pauls Valley Raiders Sooner State League Richie Klaus
D Oshkosh Giants Wisconsin State League Dave Garcia

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Sioux City, Danville

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