1953 Chicago Cubs Roster

The 1953 Chicago Cubs team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1953 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1953 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1953 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1953 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1953 Chicago Cubs primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all. The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics." - Ernie Banks
1953 Chicago Cubs


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Complete Roster

185
Left
Left
1926-05-15
6-00
180
Right
Right
1924-09-12
6-00
170
Right
Right
1929-04-06
6-01
185
Right
Right
1924-11-21
6-00
180
Right
Right
1922-02-02
6-00
180
Right
Right
1927-10-04
6-01
185
Right
Right
1927-10-17
6-00
175
Right
Right
1909-03-25
6-01
185
Right
Right
1924-05-30
6-05
210
Left
Left
1923-07-30
6-01
170
Right
Left
1925-07-30
6-01½
175
Left
Left
1921-06-26
6-04
205
Right
Right
1925-12-21
6-03
200
Left
Right
1923-11-27
6-01½
190
Right
Right
1927-09-15
6-03
175
Right
Left
1927-03-20
5-09½
185
Right
Left
1924-03-08
6-00
190
Right
Left
1926-02-12
5-11
180
Right
Right
1917-03-04
5-10
210
Right
Left
1927-11-04
6-01
170
Right
Right
1925-06-15
6-01
180
Right
Right
1931-01-31
6-01
170
Right
Right
1927-12-06
6-03
196
Left
Left
1924-10-31
6-01½
180
Right
Right
1926-02-10
6-00½
185
Right
Right
1926-09-11
5-08½
175
Right
Right
1917-01-16
5-09½
175
Right
Right
1924-10-02
6-03
190
Right
Right
1926-06-09
6-00
175
Right
Left
1925-11-06
5-10½
175
Left
Left
1918-10-07
5-11½
185
Right
Left
1920-05-11
3 , 4
5-10½
185
Right
Right
1924-09-06
6-02
195
Right
Right
1922-10-27
6-01
185
Left
Left
1920-10-08
6-04
199
Right
Right
1917-03-17
6-00
185
Left
Left
1928-03-22
6-00
170
Right
Right
1928-06-06
6-03
198
Right
Left
1927-07-24
5-11½
175
Left
Left
1916-07-19


The 1953 Chicago Cubs played 154 games during the regular season, won 65 games, lost 89 games, and finished in seventh position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 102/104) where 763,658 fans witnessed their 1953 Cubs finish the season with a .422 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1953 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1953 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1953 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1953 Chicago Cubs primary starters list:


1953 Chicago Cubs
Salaries

Bill Serena $10,500.00
Dee Fondy $8,200.00
Ernie Banks $2,000.00
Paul Schramka $2,000.00

Did you know that a 1953 Chicago Cubs Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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