1953 Major League Baseball season

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1953 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
DurationApril 13 – October 12, 1953
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Al Rosen (CLE)
NL: Roy Campanella (BKN)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upCleveland Indians
NL championsBrooklyn Dodgers
  NL runners-upMilwaukee Braves
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upBrooklyn Dodgers
Finals MVPBilly Martin (NYY)
MLB seasons

The 1953 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 13 to October 12, 1953. It marked the first relocation of an MLB franchise in fifty years, as the Boston Braves moved their NL franchise to Milwaukee, where they would play their home games at the new County Stadium.

The New York Yankees won their fifth consecutive World Series championship. A MLB record, as of 2019.

Final standings[edit]

League leaders[edit]

American League[edit]

National League[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]


American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Lou Boudreau
Chicago White Sox Paul Richards
Cleveland Indians Al López
Detroit Tigers Fred Hutchinson
New York Yankees Casey Stengel
Philadelphia Athletics Jimmy Dykes
St. Louis Browns Marty Marion
Washington Senators Bucky Harris

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Tommy Holmes and Charlie Grimm
Brooklyn Dodgers Chuck Dressen
Chicago Cubs Phil Cavarretta
Cincinnati Reds Rogers Hornsby and Buster Mills
Milwaukee Braves Charlie Grimm
New York Giants Leo Durocher
Philadelphia Phillies Steve O'Neill
Pittsburgh Pirates Fred Haney
St. Louis Cardinals Eddie Stanky

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