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Pittsburgh Steelers

1953 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-6
Finished 4th in the NFL's East Division

Coach: Joe Bach (6-6)

1953 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics
1953 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1953 season with a record of 6 wins and 6 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division. Joe Bach coached the team.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
John Alderton DE September 5, 1931 6'1" 200 Maryland
Ed Barker E May 31, 1931 6'3" 196 Washington St.
Nick Bolkovac DT-T March 20, 1928 6'1" 230 Pittsburgh
Pat Brady QB-K September 7, 1926 6'1" 195 Bradley
Jim Brandt DB-HB May 19, 1929 6'1" 205 St. Thomas
Jack Butler DB November 12, 1927 6'1" 200 St. Bonaventure
Tom Calvin HB June 13, 1926 6'0" 200 Alabama
Lynn Chandnois HB-WB-TB February 24, 1925 6'2" 198 Michigan St.
Art DeCarlo DB-E March 23, 1931 6'2" 196 Georgia
Dale Dodrill MG-LB February 27, 1926 6'1" 215 Colorado St.
Leo Elter FB-HB October 21, 1929 5'10" 201 Duquesne
Lou Ferry DT-T December 1, 1927 6'2" 244 Villanova
Jim Finks QB-DB-TB August 31, 1927 5'11" 180 Tulsa
Dick Flanagan LB-G-C October 31, 1926 6'0" 216 Ohio St.
Ed Fullerton DB April 7, 1931 5'10" 190 Maryland
Bob Gaona T January 3, 1931 6'3" 243 Wake Forest
Bill Hegarty DE-T June 30, 1931 6'4" 240 Georgia
Claude Hipps DB April 21, 1927 6'1" 189 Georgia
Darrell Hogan LB-G July 2, 1926 5'10" 210 Baylor
George Hughes T-G August 19, 1925 6'1" 225 William & Mary
Bill Mackrides QB July 8, 1925 5'11" 182 Nevada-Reno
Ted Marchibroda QB March 15, 1931 5'10" 178 St. Bonaventure
Ray Mathews HB-E February 26, 1929 6'0" 185 Clemson
Marv Matuszak LB September 12, 1931 6'3" 232 Tulsa
Marv McFadden G January 18, 1930 6'0" 223 Michigan St.
Bill McPeak DE July 24, 1926 6'1" 208 Notre Dame
Elbie Nickel E-DE December 28, 1922 6'1" 196 Cincinnati
Tom Palmer DT August 12, 1929 6'2" 240 Wake Forest
Fran Rogel FB December 12, 1927 5'11" 203 California (PA)
John Schweder G-MG-LB December 23, 1927 6'1" 224 Pennsylvania
Ernie Stautner DT-DE-G April 20, 1925 6'1" 230 Boston Col.
George Sulima E-DE February 27, 1928 6'2" 200 Boston Univ.
George Tarasovic DE-LB-C May 6, 1930 6'4" 245 Boston Col.
Lou Tepe C-LB June 18, 1930 6'2" 208 Duke
Bill Walsh C September 8, 1927 6'2" 230 Notre Dame