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Pittsburgh Pirates

1953 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bowman, Roger Right   Left   6'0"  175  08/18/1927
-- Dickson, Murry Right   Right   5'10"  157  08/21/1916
-- Face, Roy Both   Right   5'8"  155  02/20/1928
-- Friend, Bob Right   Right   6'0"  190  11/24/1930
-- Hall, Bob Right   Right   6'2"  195  12/22/1923
-- Hetki, Johnny Right   Right   6'1"  202  05/12/1922
-- Hogue, Cal Right   Right   6'0"  185  10/24/1927
-- LaPalme, Paul Left   Left   5'10"  175  12/14/1923
-- Lindell, Johnny Right   Right   6'4"  217  08/30/1916
-- MacDonald, Bill Right   Right   5'10"  170  03/28/1929
-- Main, Woody Right   Right   6'3"  195  02/12/1922
-- Pettit, Paul Left   Left   6'2"  195  11/29/1931
-- Pollet, Howie Left   Left   6'1"  175  06/26/1921
-- Schultz, Bob Right   Left   6'3"  200  11/27/1923
-- Waugh, Jim Right   Right   6'3"  185  11/25/1933
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Atwell, Toby Left   Right   5'9"  185  03/08/1924
-- Fitz Gerald, Ed Right   Right   6'0"  170  05/21/1924
-- Garagiola, Joe Left   Right   6'0"  190  02/12/1926
-- Janowicz, Vic Right   Right   5'9"  185  02/26/1930
-- Koback, Nick Right   Right   6'0"  187  07/19/1935
-- Naton, Pete Right   Right   6'1"  200  09/09/1931
-- Sandlock, Mike Both   Right   6'1"  180  10/17/1915
-- Shepard, Jack Right   Right   6'2"  195  05/13/1931
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Metkovich, Catfish Left   Left   6'1"  185  10/08/1920
-- Smith, Paul Left   Left   5'8"  165  03/19/1931
-- Ward, Preston Left   Right   6'4"  190  07/24/1927
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Hall, Dick Right   Right   6'6"  200  09/27/1930
-- O'Brien, Johnny Right   Right   5'9"  170  12/11/1930
-- Pellagrini, Eddie Right   Right   5'9"  160  03/13/1918
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Castiglione, Pete Right   Right   5'11"  175  02/13/1921
-- O'Connell, Danny Right   Right   5'11"  168  01/21/1927
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Cole, Dick Right   Right   6'2"  175  05/06/1926
-- O'Brien, Eddie Right   Right   5'9"  165  12/11/1930
-- Smith, Dick Right   Right   5'8"  160  07/21/1927
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Abrams, Cal Left   Left   6'0"  185  03/02/1924
-- Addis, Bob Left   Right   6'0"  175  11/06/1925
-- Bernier, Carlos Right   Right   5'9"  180  01/28/1927
-- Davis, Brandy Right   Right   6'0"  170  09/10/1928
-- Hermanski, Gene Left   Right   5'11"  185  05/11/1920
-- Kiner, Ralph Right   Right   6'2"  195  10/27/1922
-- Koshorek, Clem Right   Right   5'6"  165  06/20/1925
-- Montemayor, Felipe Left   Left   6'2"  185  02/07/1930
-- Rice, Hal Left   Right   6'1"  195  02/11/1924
-- Thomas, Frank Right   Right   6'3"  200  06/11/1929
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