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1953 New York Yankees season

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Start date  1953
General manager  George Weiss
Owners  Dan Topping, Del Webb
Manager  Casey Stengel
Local television  WPIX
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Local radio  WINS (AM) (Mel Allen, Jim Woods, Joe E. Brown)
Similar  1949 New York Yankees, 1951 New York Yankees, 1932 New York Yankees, 1922 New York Yankees, 1926 New York Yankees

The 1953 New York Yankees season was the 51st season for the team in New York, and its 53rd season overall. The team finished with a record of 99–52, winning their 20th pennant, finishing 8.5 games ahead of the Cleveland Indians. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in 6 games. This was the Yankees fifth consecutive World Series win, a record that still stands.

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Starters by position

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

Other batters

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

Starting pitchers

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

Other pitchers

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

Relief pitchers

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

1953 World Series

AL New York Yankees (4) vs. NL Brooklyn Dodgers (2)

Awards and honors

  • Billy Martin, Babe Ruth Award
  • Yogi Berra, Runner-up, American League MVP
  • All-Star Game

    Farm system

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Kansas City, Binghamton, Quincy, Norfolk, McAlester

    References

    1953 New York Yankees season Wikipedia


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