1953 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

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

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"The key to hitting for high average is to relax, concentrate, and don't hit the fly ball to center field." - Stan Musial

1953 St. Louis Cardinals

1953 St. Louis Cardinals Official Logo

Complete Roster

180
Right
Right
1926-10-26
6-02
185
Left
Left
1913-10-19
6-03
208
Left
Left
1922-01-10
6-04
190
Right
Right
1922-02-12
5-07
163
Left
Left
1927-06-21
6-00
186
Right
Right
1924-09-26
6-03
205
Right
Right
1927-04-11
5-10
170
Left
Left
1925-09-18
5-11½
165
Right
Right
1927-12-26
6-03½
205
Left
Right
1930-08-13
6-00
170
Right
Right
1928-10-07
6-02
195
Right
Right
1929-07-07
6-01
187
Right
Right
1928-05-29
6-00
195
Right
Right
1920-08-21
5-10
170
Right
Right
1919-03-18
6-01
180
Right
Right
1924-08-05
6-01
200
Right
Right
1918-01-09
6-01
195
Right
Right
1921-03-07
6-02
185
Right
Right
1931-03-07
6-02
190
Right
Right
1922-10-27
5-10
187
Right
Right
1924-02-20
6-01
230
Right
Right
1928-11-13
5-11
175
Right
Right
1921-02-13
5-09
175
Right
Left
1923-04-17
5-10
183
Right
Right
1926-12-17
5-10
180
Right
Right
1918-08-30
6-02½
205
Right
Right
1928-10-06
6-00
170
Right
Both
1923-02-02
5-09
165
Right
Both
1935-01-07
6-02
205
Right
Left
1920-11-02
5-08
170
Right
Right
1915-09-03
5-09
175
Right
Right
1923-12-30
5-08½
170
Right
Right
1917-08-27
6-00
175
Left
Left
1920-11-21
6-00
195
Right
Right
1928-10-04
5-09
192
Right
Left
1916-04-27
5-11
180
Right
Left
1924-09-19
6-02
180
Right
Right
1923-12-20
6-01
180
Right
Both
1930-07-08
6-01
195
Right
Left
1924-02-11
6-03
185
Right
Right
1922-01-03
baseball almanac flat baseball

baseball almanac fast facts

The 1953 St. Louis Cardinals played 154 games during the regular season, won 83 games, lost 71 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Sportsman's Park III (Park Factors: 100/99) where 880,242 fans witnessed their 1953 Cardinals finish the season with a .539 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 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1953 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1953 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1953 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list:

Did you know that a 1953 St. Louis Cardinals 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)?

Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac29 Nov
RIP Bob Miller (😢). A Philadelphia Phillies (1949-1958) RHP. Member of Whiz Kids. He was the 15th oldest #MLB playe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac29 Nov
#BaseballAlmanac #OTD 1969: Ted Sizemore won NL Rookie of the Year Award. DYK he was the seventh #Dodgers player in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac29 Nov
Our Baseball Photo of the Day over on Instagram. I called it Admiration. I'd appreciate it if you'd give us a follo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac28 Nov
Player of the Day: Sixto Lezcano. 1st player in #MLB #history with 2 career #OpeningDay grand slams, one in '78, on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac27 Nov
Don Nottebart updated. RHP with #Braves, #Colt45s, #Astros, #Reds, #Yankees, #Cubs. Cemetery data changed. Rookie c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac26 Nov
Thank you. I started #BaseballAlmanac [baseball-almanac.com] in 1999. I've preserved 515,000+ pages of #baseballtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac24 Nov
MLB and NBA? Here are two athletes that played both. Trivia Tuesday on Baseball Almanac: How many others can you re… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac23 Nov
Cat + baseball cap = Instagram. A story #BaseballAlmanac shared this weekend on our IG. [Follow Us:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac23 Nov
Jonathan Papelbon has the most saves in #Boston #RedSox history AND the most saves in #Philadelphia #Phillies histo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac23 Nov
In 1967, Eddie Stanky (MGR) offered Walt Williams (OF) a new suit if he could get 50 walks! On #BaseballAlmanac you… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac23 Nov
RIP Dan Pfister (😢). RHP with #KansasCity #Athletics (1961-64). I photoshopped out names of other #pitchers on his… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac20 Nov
Born #otd 1975, J.D. Drew is ONLY player in baseball history to twice (#Dodgers in 2006 / #RedSox in 2007) tie the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac20 Nov
Yes sir - GREAT memory! I've attached the line score. If you want the full box score & write-up, the entire newspap… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac18 Nov
The 1962 #Mets lost 120 games during 1st season, including first 9 in-a-row. On April 23, they beat the 10-0… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac18 Nov
DYK George Witt's #Topps have his year of birth as '33, but they weren't "really" wrong, he lied about it! Source?… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac17 Nov
#OTD 1983 U.S. Magistrate J. Milton Sullivant ordered these three players to spend three months at the Fort Worth C… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac17 Nov
#Trivia #Tuesday by #BaseballAlmanac: Pictured are four number one #draft picks; however, none of them played #MLB.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac17 Nov
RIP Lindy McDaniel (😥). RHP from 1955 to 1975! DYK he took the mound in almost #MLB 1,000 games? Go beyond his stat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac17 Nov
Happy Birthday Ryan Braun (🎂). DYK his back-to-back 30-30 seasons were a feat only matched in NL by Willie Mays, Ro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac17 Nov
DYK, #otd 1953, the #StLouis #Browns (L) officially became the Baltimore Baseball Club, Inc., or who we now call th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Desktop Version