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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.

1953 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 13 – October 12, 1953
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Al Rosen (CLE)
NL: Roy Campanella (BKN)
Postseason
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 New York Yankees won their fifth consecutive World Series championship. A MLB record, as of 2019.

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National LeagueEdit

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