Satchel Paige pitched in 57 Major League games during the 1953 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Paige pitched in, specifically relating to his 1953 pitching statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Paige started that game. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"I'll be 35 this year and I can only pitch as long as Satchel Paige. That gives me 35 more years." - Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw (1979)
In Chronological Order / Satchel Paige Stats
Did you know that Satchel Paige pitched 27 games at home, had an ERA of 4.08, pitched 57.1 innings, allowed 61 hits, had 26 earned runs, 26 runs, and 6 home runs, walked 18 batters (0 intentionally), threw 0 wild pitches, hit batters 0 times, and balked 0 times?
On the road, Satchel Paige pitched 30 games, had an ERA of 3.15, pitched 60 innings, allowed 53 hits, had 21 earned runs, 26 runs, and 6 home runs, walked 21 batters (0 intentionally), threw 0 wild pitches, hit batters 0 times, and balked 0 times.
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