1953 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

The 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 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 Philadelphia Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1953 Philadelphia Athletics salary list, a 1953 Philadelphia Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1953 Philadelphia Athletics primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1953 Philadelphia Athletics

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Complete Roster

6-02
195
Right
Right
1924-01-01
6-01
188
Right
Right
1925-02-03
200
Right
Right
1922-07-30
5-11
180
Left
Left
1923-01-11
6-00
170
Right
Right
1923-07-15
5-11
160
Right
Right
1927-10-03
6-00
200
Left
Right
1924-08-26
6-00
200
Right
Right
1929-04-26
5-10½
160
Right
Right
1923-10-29
6-00
180
Left
Left
1922-09-03
6-01½
195
Right
Right
1928-04-28
6-02
220
Right
Right
1907-08-11
6-00½
190
Left
Left
1927-03-27
6-01
192
Right
Right
1927-01-01
5-06
142
Left
Right
1925-09-26
6-03
190
Right
Right
1926-08-28
5-09
187
Right
Right
1922-09-01
6-03
204
Right
Right
1917-10-12
6-00
195
Right
Left
1922-12-25
5-10
180
Right
Left
1928-01-11
6-00
170
Right
Right
1928-12-09
6-00
175
Right
Right
1925-10-09
6-04
213
Right
Left
1925-09-29
6-00
175
Right
Right
1916-06-05
6-03
200
Right
Right
1918-08-04
5-11
175
Right
Right
1926-03-04
6-02½
210
Right
Left
1920-12-15
6-00
175
Right
Right
1916-04-16
5-09
170
Right
Right
1929-05-23
5-11
185
Right
Right
1923-06-16
6-00
167
Right
Left
1926-11-10
5-11
170
Right
Right
1924-09-29
6-00
188
Right
Both
1920-05-16
6-01½
195
Right
Right
1923-04-27
5-11
190
Right
Left
1921-03-05
6-02½
210
Right
Right
1923-06-27
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The 1953 Philadelphia Athletics played 154 games during the regular season, won 59 games, lost 95 games, and finished in seventh position. They played their home games at Connie Mack Stadium (Park Factors: 104/107) where 362,113 fans witnessed their 1953 Athletics finish the season with a .383 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 Philadelphia Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1953 Philadelphia Athletics salary list, a 1953 Philadelphia Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1953 Philadelphia Athletics primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1953 Philadelphia Athletics 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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