The St. Louis Cardinals managed to stay ahead of the Brooklyn Dodgers, 5 to 4, on September 16, 1953.

1953 St. Louis Cardinals

Final

BKN

Dodgers

99-47

4

1

0

2

2

0

0

3

0

0

4

0

0

5

1

0

6

0

1

7

1

0

8

0

2

9

2

R

4

5

H

8

7

E

1

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Jim Gilliam 2B 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2
Bobby Morgan SS 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2
Duke Snider CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Wayne Belardi 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
George Shuba LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Billy Cox 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Rube Walker C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Antonello RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Pee Wee Reese PH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Preacher Roe P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Don Thompson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Black P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Roy Campanella PH 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
Totals 34 4 8 4 1 2 7 0 1 13

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Preacher Roe (L) 6.0 4 3 3 2 3 0
Joe Black 2.0 3 2 2 1 3 0
Totals 8.0 7 5 5 3 6 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Solly Hemus SS 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Stan Musial LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Ray Jablonski 3B 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Eddie Phillips PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pete Castiglione 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Enos Slaughter RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Steve Bilko 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1
Dick Rand C 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Rip Repulski CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Gerry Staley P 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Al Brazle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 5 7 5 0 3 6 0 1 7

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Gerry Staley (W) 8.1 8 4 4 2 6 1
Al Brazle (S) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 8 4 4 2 7 1

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