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May 28, 1956
May 28, 1956

Table of Contents
May 28, 1956

Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Horse Racing
Boxing
Acknowledgments
The Outdoor Week
Yesterday
  • Hampered though they were by clothes and mores, Victorian women made a place for themselves in sports after a ringing denunciation of U.S. youth by Oliver Wendell Holmes

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

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TEAM STANDINGS

TEAM LEADERS

This Week (5/14—5/20)

Season (to May 20)

Batting

H.R.

Pitching

NATIONAL LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Brooklyn

4-2

.667

...

Milwaukee

13-8

.619

...

Mil

Bruton

.394

Crandall

6

Crone

2-1

Pittsburgh

4-2

.667

...

Brooklyn

16-11

.593

...

Bkn

Snider

.323

Hodges

7

Newcombe

6-2

New York

4-2

.667

...

St. Louis

17-12

.586

...

St L

Repulski

.412

Boyer

9

McDaniel

3-0

Cincinnati

3-2

.600

½

Cincinnati

16-12

.571

½

Cin

Bailey

.388

Post

11

Lawrence

5-0

Philadelphia

4-3

.571

½

Pittsburgh

15-12

.556

1

Pitt

Long

.398

Long

9

Friend

6-2

Milwaukee

2-4

.333

2

New York

13-15

.464

NY

Dark

.288

Mays
Katt

4
4

Hearn

3-2

St. Louis

2-5

.286

Philadelphia

9-18

.333

7

Phil

Ashburn
Seminick

.298
.298

Ennis
Lopata

5
5

Roberts

4-4

Chicago

2-5

.286

Chicago

7-18

.280

8

Chi

Fondy

.311

Banks

8

Rush

2-2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York

5-1

.833

...

New York

21-10

.677

...

NY

Mantle

.398

Mantle

15

Ford

6-0

Boston

5-2

.714

½

Cleveland

18-11

.621

2

Clev

Wertz

.313

Wertz

6

Lemon

6-1

Cleveland

4-2

.667

1

Boston

16-12

.571

Bost

Vernon

.372

Gernert

8

Brewer

4-1

Detroit

4-2

.667

1

Chicago

12-13

.480

6

Chi

Lollar

.333

3 tied with

2

Pierce

4-1

Baltimore

3-3

.500

2

Baltimore

15-17

.469

Balt

Boyd

.357

Gardner

5

Wilson

4-2

Chicago

2-5

.286

Detroit

12-17

.414

8

Det

Maxwell

.387

Maxwell

7

Foytack
Hoeft

3-1
3-1

Washington

1-5

.167

4

Washington

12-18

.400

Wash

Courtney

.328

Sievers
Lemon

6
6

Chakales

3-1

Kansas City

1-5

.167

4

Kansas City

10-18

.357

KC

Lopez

.316

Lopez

6

Ditmar

3-3

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to May 20)

BEST

WORST

Batting (NL)

Repulski, St L, .412

Hamner, Phil, .151

Batting (AL)

Mantle, NY, .398

Colavito, Clev, .120

Home run
hitters (NL)

Post, Cin, 11
(1 per 9 AB)

Temple, Cin, 1
(1 per 125 AB)

Home run
hitters (AL)

Mantle, NY, 15
(1 per 8 AB)

Kuenn, Det, 1
(1 per 118 AB)

Pitching (NL)

Lawrence, Cin, 5-0

Hacker, Chi, 0-4

Pitching (AL)

Ford, NY, 6-0

Lary, Det, 1-5

ERA(NL)

Crone, Mil, 2.25

Jones, Chi. 8.33

ERA(AL)

Keegan, Chi, 0.58

Wight, Balt, 7.00

Strikeouts (NL)

Friend, Pitt, 44
(5 per game)

Hacker, Chi, 6
(2½ per game)

Strikeouts (AL)

Score, Clev, 60
(10 per game)

Keegan, Chi, 10
(2½ per game)

THE WEEK'S BEST (5/14—5/20)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Batting

Snider, Bkn, .480

Vernon, Bost, .500

Home runs

3 tied at 3

Mantle, NY, 4

RBI

Long, Pitt, 14

Vernon, Bost, 9

Strikeouts

Roberts, Phil, 18

Score, Clev, 15

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Boyer, St L (.377)

24

19

43

Long, Pitt (.398)

21

20

41

Moon, St L (.358)

22

17

39

Jablonski, Cin (.303)

19

18

37

Musial. St L (.282)

19

18

37

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mantle NY (.398)

33

17

50

Berra NY (.353)

23

22

45

Lopez KC (.316)

23

15

38

Avila, Clev (.254)

19

14

33

Bauer, NY (.198)

22

11

33

THE ROOKIES

NATIONAL LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Batting

Walls, Pitt, .354

Aparicio, Chi, .292

Home runs

F. Robinson, Cin, 7

3 tied with 2

RBI

F. Robinson, Cin, 13
Walls, Pitt, 13

Malzone, Bost, 11

Pitching

McDaniel, St L, 3-0

Sisler, Bost, 2-1