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1953 American League

1953 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 618 games, 8 teams, approx. 154 games in season
Attendance: 297,238 (480/game)
Other Years: 1952 / 1954
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1952 / 1954

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1952 / 1954

League Standings

Regular Season

154 games
Tm W L W-L% GB
New York Yankees 99 52 .656 --
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 8.5
Chicago White Sox 89 65 .578 11.5
Boston Red Sox 84 69 .549 16
Washington Senators 76 76 .500 23.5
Detroit Tigers 60 94 .390 40.5
Philadelphia Athletics 59 95 .383 41.5
St. Louis Browns 54 100 .351 46.5

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
New York Yankees NYY 28.4 5.30 151 5961 5194 801 1420 226 52 139 762 34 44 656 644 .273 .359 .417 .776 2167 105 34 77
Cleveland Indians CLE 29.6 4.97 155 6019 5285 770 1426 201 29 160 729 33 29 609 683 .270 .349 .410 .759 2165 125 35 90
Chicago White Sox CHW 29.2 4.59 156 5987 5212 716 1345 226 53 74 670 73 55 601 530 .258 .341 .364 .705 1899 146 54 120
Washington Senators WSH 28.7 4.52 152 5858 5149 687 1354 230 53 69 643 65 36 596 604 .263 .343 .368 .711 1897 134 31 82
Detroit Tigers DET 28.5 4.40 158 6152 5553 695 1479 259 44 108 660 30 35 506 603 .266 .331 .387 .718 2150 139 30 63
Boston Red Sox BOS 26.6 4.29 153 5879 5246 656 1385 255 37 101 613 33 45 496 601 .264 .332 .384 .716 2017 109 38 99
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 30.2 4.03 157 6028 5455 632 1398 205 38 116 588 41 24 498 602 .256 .321 .372 .693 2027 141 24 51
St. Louis Browns SLB 28.3 3.60 154 5877 5264 555 1310 214 25 112 522 17 34 507 644 .249 .317 .363 .680 1910 144 17 89
League Totals 28.7 4.46 1236 47761 42358 5512 11117 1816 331 879 5187 326 302 4469 4911 .262 .337 .383 .720 16232 1043 263 671

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
New York Yankees NYY 31.0 3.62 99 52 .656 3.20 151 151 101 50 18 39 1358.1 1286 547 483 94 500 604 33 2 15 5724 1.315 8.5 0.6 3.3 4.0 1.21
Chicago White Sox CHW 30.0 3.79 89 65 .578 3.41 156 156 99 57 17 33 1403.2 1299 592 532 113 583 714 23 5 37 5963 1.341 8.3 0.7 3.7 4.6 1.22
Washington Senators WSH 30.9 4.04 76 76 .500 3.66 152 152 76 76 16 10 1344.2 1313 614 547 112 478 515 26 2 16 5686 1.332 8.8 0.7 3.2 3.4 1.08
Cleveland Indians CLE 30.6 4.05 92 62 .597 3.64 155 155 74 81 11 15 1373.0 1311 627 556 92 519 586 35 2 24 5807 1.333 8.6 0.6 3.4 3.8 1.13
Boston Red Sox BOS 29.6 4.13 84 69 .549 3.58 153 153 112 41 15 37 1373.0 1333 632 546 92 584 642 23 3 28 5931 1.396 8.7 0.6 3.8 4.2 1.10
St. Louis Browns SLB 31.0 5.05 54 100 .351 4.48 154 154 126 28 10 24 1383.2 1467 778 688 101 626 639 25 3 33 6113 1.513 9.5 0.7 4.1 4.2 1.02
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 28.9 5.09 59 95 .383 4.67 157 157 106 51 7 11 1409.0 1475 799 731 121 594 566 57 2 51 6186 1.468 9.4 0.8 3.8 3.6 0.95
Detroit Tigers DET 26.7 5.84 60 94 .390 5.25 158 158 108 50 2 16 1415.0 1633 923 826 154 585 645 41 2 43 6351 1.567 10.4 1.0 3.7 4.1 1.10
League Totals 29.8 4.46 613 613 .500 3.99 1236 1236 802 434 96 185 11060.1 11117 5512 4909 879 4469 4911 263 21 247 47761 1.409 9.0 0.7 3.6 4.0 1.10

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Chicago White Sox CHW 156 4211 1779 125 144 .980 4 41 35 46% Paul Richards
New York Yankees NYY 151 4075 1747 126 182 .979 10 33 31 48% Casey Stengel
Washington Senators WSH 152 4034 1638 120 173 .979 12 35 32 48% Bucky Harris
Cleveland Indians CLE 155 4119 1794 127 197 .979 13 46 30 39% Al Lopez
Detroit Tigers DET 158 4245 1742 135 149 .978 20 55 47 46% Fred Hutchinson
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 157 4226 1709 137 161 .977 15 28 53 65% Jimmy Dykes
Boston Red Sox BOS 153 4119 1732 148 173 .975 8 39 32 45% Lou Boudreau
St. Louis Browns SLB 154 4151 1644 152 165 .974 8 49 42 46% 297,238 Marty Marion
League Totals 1236 33180 13785 1070 1344 .978 90 326 302 48% 297,238