BASEBALL X-RAY

May 12, 1957

DON ZIMMER
Dodgers' peppery infielder filled in for injured Pee Wee Reese, hit .333 for week.

TONY KUBEK
Yankees' highly touted rookie led teammates in batting for week with .455 average.

DON BLASINGAME
Cardinal second baseman beat Dodgers with clutch hit, batted .333 for week.

JACK SANFORD
Phillie rookie was their best pitcher with 3-0 mark, beat Giants twice, Cubs once.

BOB BOWMAN
Phillies' strong-armed right fielder led his team and other NL rookies with a solid .357.

JIMMY PIERSALL
Red Sox star center fielder had lowest batting average of all AL regulars with .145.

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SIX PHOTOS

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (4/28-5/4)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chicago

5-1

.833

11-3

2

Minoso

.375

Fox

.389

Lollar

4

Harshman

3-0

New York

5-1

.833

10-5

3

Kubek

.455

Mantle

.306

Skowron

4

two tied with

2-0

Cleveland

4-1

.800

8-6

4

Smith

.429

Maris

.298

Maris

3

Narleski

3-0

Detroit

5-2

.714

8-9

4

Kaline

.357

Bertoia

.373

Bolling

3

Maas

3-1

Kansas City

2-4

.333

8-9

0

DeMaestri

.467

DeMaestri

.371

Simpson
Skizas

5
5

Trucks

3-0

Baltimore

1-4

.200

6-9

3

Gardner

.300

Kell

.321

5 tied with

1

two tied with

2-0

Boston

1-5

.167

8-8

7

Jensen

.348

Williams

.420

Williams

5

Sisler

2-1

Washington

1-6

.143

4-14

3

Yost

.300

Sievers

.288

Sievers

5

Ramos

1-1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Hoak

.480

Hoak

.392

Crowe

3

three tied with

3-0

Cincinnati

5-1

.833

9-7

5

Blasingame

.333

Musial

.400

Ennis

3

Wehmeier

2-0

St. Louis

5-2

.714

7-7

6

Moon

3

Milwaukee

4-2

.667

12-3

4

Aaron

.483

Aaron

.388

Aaron

5

Spahn

4-0

Brooklyn

4-2

.667

11-4

7

Adock

5

Zimmer

.333

Hodges

.345

4 tied with

3

two tied with

2-0

Philadelphia

4-2

.667

8-7

7

Bowman

.455

Bowman

.357

Jones

3

Sanford

3-0

Pittsburgh

2-4

.333

5-11

1

Foiles

.467

Groat

.339

Thomas

3

Law

1-0

New York

1-5

.167

6-10

8

Schoendienst

.414

Schoendienst

.333

Sauer

5

Gomez

3-0

Chicago

0-7

.000

3-12

6

Long

.357

Long

.265

4 tied with

2

Littlefield

1-0

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to May 4)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bost .420

Piersall, Bost .145

Batting (NL)

Musial, St.L .400

Banks, Chi .138

Home run hitters (AL)

Skizas, KC 5
(1 per 9 AB)

Malzone, Bost 0
(73 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Adcock, Mil 5
(1 per 10 AB)

Ashburn, Phil 0
(70 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Harshman, Chi 3-0
Narleski, Clev 3-0
Trucks, KC 3-0

Stobbs, Wash 0-4

Pitching (NL)

Spahn, Mil 4-0

5 tied with 0-3

ERA(AL)

Ford, NY 1.08

Hyde, Wash 8.25

ERA(NL)

Spahn, Mil 1.22

Worthington, NY 12.75

Complete games (AL)

Maas, Det 2
(in 2 starts)

Brewer, Bost 0
Lemon, Clev 0
(in 4 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Spahn, Mil 4
(in 4 starts)

Klippstein, Cin 0
Kline, Pitt 0
(in 4 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 23

Baltimore 5

Team HR(NL)

Milwaukee 19
New York 19

Pittsburgh 8

Team runs (AL)

Kansas City 83

Cleveland 50

Team runs (NL)

Cincinnati 87

Chicago 57

Team hits (AL)

Detroit 146

Cleveland 104

Team hits (NL)

Cincinnati 160

Chicago 109

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Sievers, Wash (.288)

11

14

25

Simpson, KC (.369)

12

10

22

Minoso, Chi (.345)

11

9

20

Tuttle, Det (.283)

9

11

20

Fox, Chi (.389)

12

6

18

Lollar, Chi (.191)

8

10

18

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Bouchee, Phi (.349)

15

10

25

Jones, Phi (.311)

12

13

25

Aaron, Mil (.388)

15

8

23

Mays, NY (.310)

15

7

22

Sauer, NY (.262)

8

14

22

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Kubek, NY .357

Bowman, Phil .357

Home Runs

Maris, Clev 3

4 tied with 2

RBIs

Maris, Clev 10

Bouchee, Phil 12

Pitching

Lee, Det 1-1

Sanford, Phil 3-0

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)