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Philadelphia Athletics

1953 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 59-95
Finished 7th in the AL

Manager: Jimmy Dykes (59-95)

1953 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1953 Philadelphia Athletics Game-by-Game Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the season with a record of 59 wins and 95 losses, finishing seventh in the AL. Jimmy Dykes served as manager.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Joe AstrothCRRSeptember 1, 19225'9"187
Loren Babe3BLRJanuary 11, 19285'10"180
Charlie BishopPRRJanuary 1, 19246'2"195
Harry ByrdPRRFebruary 3, 19256'1"188
Allie ClarkRFRRJune 16, 19236'0"185
Joe ColemanPRRJuly 30, 19226'2"200
Joe DeMaestriSSRRDecember 9, 19286'0"170
Frank FanovichPLLJanuary 11, 19235'11"180
Marion FricanoPRRJuly 15, 19236'0"170
Tommy Giordano2BRROctober 9, 19256'0"175
Tom Hamilton1BLRSeptember 29, 19256'4"213
Bill HarringtonPRROctober 3, 19275'11"160
Eddie JoostSSRRJune 5, 19166'0"175
Alex KellnerPRLAugust 26, 19246'0"200
Walt KellnerPRRApril 26, 19296'0"200
Don Kolloway3BRRAugust 4, 19186'3"200
John MackinsonPRROctober 29, 19235'10"160
Morrie MartinPLLSeptember 3, 19226'0"173
Carmen MauroCFLRNovember 10, 19266'0"167
Ed McGheeCFRRSeptember 29, 19245'11"170
Cass Michaels2BRRMarch 4, 19265'11"175
Rinty MonahanPRRApril 28, 19286'1"195
Ray MurrayCRROctober 12, 19176'3"204
Bobo NewsomPRRAugust 11, 19076'3"200
Dave PhilleyRFBRMay 16, 19206'0"188
Eddie Robinson1BLRDecember 15, 19206'2"210
Dick RozekPLLMarch 27, 19276'0"190
Carl ScheibPRRJanuary 1, 19276'1"192
Bobby ShantzPRLSeptember 26, 19255'6"139
Pete Suder3BRRApril 16, 19166'0"175
Kite ThomasRFRRApril 27, 19236'1"195
Bob TricePRRAugust 28, 19266'3"190
Elmer ValoRFLRMarch 5, 19215'11"190
Neal WatlingtonCLRDecember 25, 19226'0"195
Spider WilhelmSSRRMay 23, 19295'9"170
Gus ZernialLFRRJune 27, 19236'2"210