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Pittsburgh Pirates

1953 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 50-104
Finished 8th in the NL

Manager: Fred Haney (50-104)

1953 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1953 Pittsburgh Pirates Game-by-Game Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the season with a record of 50 wins and 104 losses, finishing eighth in the NL. Fred Haney served as manager.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Cal AbramsRFLLMarch 2, 19246'0"185
Bob AddisPLRNovember 6, 19256'0"175
Toby AtwellCLRMarch 8, 19245'9"185
Carlos BernierCFRRJanuary 28, 19275'9"180
Roger BowmanPRLAugust 18, 19276'0"175
Pete Castiglione3BRRFebruary 13, 19215'11"175
Dick ColeSSRRMay 6, 19266'2"175
Brandy DavisLFRRSeptember 10, 19276'0"170
Murry DicksonPRRAugust 21, 19165'10"157
Roy FacePRRFebruary 20, 19285'8"155
Ed Fitz GeraldCRRMay 21, 19246'0"170
Bob FriendPRRNovember 24, 19306'0"190
Joe GaragiolaCLRFebruary 12, 19266'0"190
Bob HallPRRDecember 22, 19236'2"195
Dick Hall2BRRSeptember 27, 19306'6"200
Gene HermanskiRFLRMay 11, 19205'11"185
Johnny HetkiPRRMay 12, 19226'1"202
Cal HoguePRROctober 24, 19276'0"185
Vic JanowiczCRRFebruary 26, 19305'9"185
Ralph KinerLFRROctober 27, 19226'2"195
Nick KobackCRRJuly 19, 19356'0"187
Clem KoshorekPRRJune 20, 19255'4"165
Paul LaPalmePLLDecember 14, 19235'10"175
Johnny LindellPRRAugust 30, 19166'4"217
Bill MacdonaldPRRMarch 28, 19295'10"170
Woody MainPRRFebruary 12, 19226'3"195
George Metkovich1BLLOctober 8, 19206'1"185
Felipe MontemayorCFLLFebruary 7, 19286'2"185
Pete NatonCRRSeptember 9, 19316'1"200
Eddie O'BrienSSRRDecember 11, 19305'9"165
Johnny O'Brien2BRRDecember 11, 19305'9"170
Danny O'Connell3BRRJanuary 21, 19295'11"168
Eddie Pellagrini2BRRMarch 13, 19185'9"160
Paul PettitPLLNovember 29, 19316'2"195
Howie PolletPLLJune 26, 19216'1"175
Hal RiceLFLRFebruary 11, 19246'1"195
Mike SandlockCBROctober 17, 19156'1"180
Bob SchultzPRLNovember 27, 19236'3"200
Jack ShepardCRRMay 13, 19316'2"195
Dick SmithSSRRJuly 21, 19275'8"160
Paul Smith1BLLMarch 19, 19315'8"165
Frank ThomasCFRRJune 11, 19296'3"200
Preston Ward1BLRJuly 24, 19276'4"190
Jim WaughPRRNovember 25, 19336'3"185