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Chicago Cubs

1953 Chicago Cubs Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 65-89
Finished 7th in the NL

Manager: Phil Cavarretta (65-89)

1953 Chicago Cubs Statistics
1953 Chicago Cubs Game-by-Game Results

The Chicago Cubs of the National League ended the season with a record of 65 wins and 89 losses, finishing seventh in the NL. Phil Cavarretta served as manager.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Bob AddisRFLRNovember 6, 19256'0"175
Toby AtwellCLRMarch 8, 19245'9"185
Fred BaczewskiPLLMay 15, 19266'2"185
Gene Baker2BRRJune 15, 19256'1"170
Ernie BanksSSRRJanuary 31, 19316'1"180
Frank BaumholtzRFLLOctober 7, 19185'10"175
Tommy BrownSSRRDecember 6, 19276'1"170
Phil CavarrettaPLLJuly 19, 19165'11"175
Bubba ChurchPRRSeptember 12, 19246'0"180
Don ElstonPRRApril 6, 19296'0"165
Dee Fondy1BLLOctober 31, 19246'3"195
Joe GaragiolaCLRFebruary 12, 19266'0"190
Warren HackerPRRNovember 21, 19246'1"185
Gene HermanskiRFLRMay 11, 19205'11"185
Randy Jackson3BRRFebruary 10, 19266'1"180
Hal JeffcoatCFRRSeptember 6, 19245'10"185
Sheldon JonesPRRFebruary 2, 19226'0"180
Bob KellyPRROctober 4, 19276'0"180
Ralph KinerLFRROctober 27, 19226'2"195
Johnny KlippsteinPRROctober 17, 19276'1"173
Dutch LeonardPRRMarch 25, 19096'0"175
Turk LownPRRMay 30, 19246'0"180
Clyde McCulloughCRRMarch 4, 19175'11"180
George MetkovichOFLLOctober 8, 19206'1"185
Eddie Miksis2BRRSeptember 11, 19266'0"185
Paul MinnerPLLJuly 30, 19236'5"200
Bill MoisanPLRJuly 30, 19256'1"170
Howie PolletPLLJune 26, 19216'1"175
Bob Ramazzotti2BRRJanuary 16, 19175'8"175
Bob RushPRRDecember 21, 19256'4"205
Hank SauerRFRRMarch 17, 19176'3"198
Carl SawatskiCLRNovember 4, 19275'10"210
Paul SchramkaLFLLMarch 22, 19286'0"185
Bob SchultzPRLNovember 27, 19236'3"200
Bill Serena2BRROctober 2, 19245'9"175
Duke SimpsonPRRSeptember 15, 19276'1"190
Roy SmalleySSRRJune 9, 19266'3"190
Bob TalbotCFRRJune 6, 19286'0"170
Preston WardCFLRJuly 24, 19276'4"190
Jim WillisPLRMarch 20, 19276'3"175