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BASEBALL X-RAY

May 06, 1957
May 06, 1957

Table of Contents
May 6, 1957

Year Of Greatness
You Should Know
Events & Discoveries
Acknowledgments
'Rhonda'
Bragan's Sad Song
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

BASEBALL X-RAY

LOU SKIZAS
Athletics second-year right fielder got off to fast start as AL home run leader.

This is an article from the May 6, 1957 issue Original Layout

ROGER MARIS
Indians left fielder topped AL rookies in batting (.325), home runs (3) and RBIs (9).

RENO BERTOIA
Tigers ex-bonus baby led AL at .440 and was best Detroit hitter for week.

ED BOUCHEE
Phillies first baseman led his team and NL rookies with .314 batting average.

DAVE SISLER
Red Sox sophomore pitcher paced staff with 2-0 mark. Both wins were over Yanks.

BOB LEMON
Indian veteran trailed AL pitchers with worst ERA and no games completed.

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SIX PHOTOS

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (4/21—4/27)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Boston

6-1

.857

7-3

4

Williams

.385

Williams

.400

Williams

3

Sisler

2-0

Baltimore

4-2

.667

5-5

4

Boyd

.421

Kell

.361

5 Tied

1

Fornieles

2-0

Chicago

3-2

.600

6-2

3

Fox

.381

Fox

.412

Lollar

4

Harshman

2-0

Kansas City

4-3

.571

6-5

12

Simpson

.444

Simpson

.364

Skizas

5

Trucks

2-0

Cleveland

3-3

.500

4-5

4

Wertz

.364

Wertz

.375

Maris

3

Score

2-1

Detroit

2-4

.333

3-7

4

Bertoia

.476

Bertoia

.440

Tuttle

2

3 Tied with

1-1

New York

2-4

.333

5-4

9

Skowron

.391

Mantle

.355

Skowron

4

Ford

2-0

Washington

1-6

.143

3-8

2

Sievers

.345

Sievers

.356

Sievers

4

Ramos

1-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Milwaukee

5-1

.833

8-1

12

Adcock

.476

Adcock

.367

Adcock

5

Spahn

3-0

Brooklyn

4-2

.667

7-2

3

Hodges

.381

Gilliam

.385

Snider

3

5 Tied with

1-0

Cincinnati

4-3

.571

4-6

7

Robinson

.409

Bailey

.364

Crowe

3

Hacker
Nuxhall

1-0
1-0

New York

4-3

.571

5-5

7

Virgil

.375

Mays

.351

Sauer

4

Gomez

3-0

Philadelphia

3-3

.500

4-5

5

Repulski

.412

Bouchee

.314

Jones

2

3 tied with

1-0

Chicago

2-4

.333

3-5

6

Fondy

.333

Fondy

.324

Speake
Neeman

2
2

Littlefield
Collum

1-0
1-0

Pittsburgh

2-5

.286

3-7

6

Groat

.407

Groat

.342

Thomas

3

Purkey

2-0

St. Louis

1-4

.200

2-5

5

Musial

.524

Musial

.536

Moon
Ennis

2
2

Jones
Wehmeier

1-0
1-0

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to April 27)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Bertoia, Det .440

Graff, KC .116

Batting (NL)

Musial, St L .536

McMillan, Cin .042

Home run hitters (AL)

Skizas, KC 5
(1 per 8 AB)

Gardner, Balt 0
(per 47 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Adcock, Mil 5
(1 per 6 AB)

Schoendienst, NY 0
Bell, Cin 0
(per 43 AB)

Pitching (AL)

5 tied with 2-0

Stobbs, Wash 0-3

Pitching (NL)

Spahn, Mil 3-0
Gomez, NY 3-0

Kline, Pitt 0-3
Klippstein, Cin 0-3
Roberts, Phil 0-3

ERA(AL)

Score, Clev 0.93

Lemon, Clev 8.36

ERA(NL)

Spahn, Mil 1.33
Gomez, NY 1.33

Rush, Chi 8.18

Complete Games (AL)

Score, Clev 3
(in 3 starts)

Brewer, Bos 0
Lemon, Clev 0
(in 3 starts)

Complete Games (NL)

Burdette, Mil 3
Gomez, NY 3
Spahn, Mil 3
(in 3 starts)

Kline, Pitt 0
Klippstein, Cin 0
(in 3 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 18

3 tied with 5

Team HR(NL)

Milwaukee 15

Chicago 6

Team runs (AL)

Kansas City 58

Cleveland 30

Team runs (NL)

Cincinnati 46
Milwaukee 46

Chicago 34

Team hits (AL)

Baltimore 103

Cleveland 69

Team hits(NL)

Cincinnati 87

Chicago 67

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Sievers, Wash (.356)

8

11

19

Mauch, Bos (.381)

7

10

17

Williams, Bos (.400)

10

4

14

Simpson, KC (.364)

9

5

14

Lopez, KC (.333)

9

5

14

Yost, Wash (.275)

9

5

14

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Mays, NY (.351)

12

7

19

Adcock, Mil (.367)

8

6

14

Aaron, Mil (.316)

11

3

14

Bouchee, Phil (.314)

8

6

14

Sauer, NY (.282)

5

9

14

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Maris, Clev .325

Bouchee, Phil .314

Home Runs

Maris, Clev 3

Neeman, Chi 2

RBIs

Maris, Clev 9

Bouchee, Phil 7

Pitching

Hyde, Wash 1-2

4 tied with 1-0