BASEBALL X-RAY

May 19, 1957

GINO CIMOLI
Dodger left fielder and fans' favorite was best Brooklyn hitter for the week.

DICK GROAT
Pirate shortstop continued to lead team in batting, was best for week with .360.

ROY SIEVERS
Senators' best in most departments topped AL sluggers in runs produced.

MILT GRAFF
Athletics' rookie second baseman fell to bottom of AL averages with .132.

LARRY JACKSON
Cardinals' young relief star led team in wins and NL pitchers with best ERA.

TOM GORMAN
Athletics' veteran relief pitcher lost touch, tied for worst ERA (6.75) in AL.

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SIX PHOTOS

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (5/5-5/11)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Boston

4-1

.800

12-9

5

Malzone

.450

Williams

.443

Williams

9

Nixon

2-0

Cleveland

4-2

.667

12-8

5

Wertz

.526

Wertz

.353

Maris

5

Narleski

3-0

Kansas City

3-3

.500

11-12

3

Power

.462

Simpson

.364

2 tied with

5

Trucks

4-0

Baltimore

3-3

.500

9-12

4

Triandos

.381

Boyd

.333

2 tied with

2

Zuverink

2-0

New York

3-3

.500

13-8

3

McDougald

.435

McDougald

.338

3 tied with

4

2 tied with

2-0

Detroit

3-3

.500

11-12

5

Kuenn

.500

Bertoia

.360

Bolling

4

Maas

4-1

Chicago

2-4

.333

13-7

2

Landis

.375

Fox

.333

Lollar

4

2 tied with

3-1

Washington

1-4

.200

5-18

1

Sievers

.500

Sievers

.330

Sievers

6

Ramos

1-1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cincinnati

5-0

1.000

14-7

7

Robinson

.421

Hoak

.397

Crowe

5

2 tied with

3-1

Chicago

4-2

.667

7-14

3

Banks

.400

Moryn

.268

2 tied with

3

Littlefield

1-0

Philadelphia

4-2

.667

12-9

4

Ashburn

.391

Bowman

.355

2 tied with

3

Sanford

4-0

St. Louis

4-2

.667

11-9

9

Boyer

.417

Musial

.393

Moon

7

Jackson

3-1

New York

4-3

.571

10-13

7

3 tied with

.333

Mays

.309

Sauer

5

Gomez

4-1

Milwaukee

2-4

.333

14-7

8

Logan

.417

Aaron

.368

Aaron

7

Spahn

4-1

Brooklyn

1-5

.167

12-9

4

Cimoli

.476

2 tied with

.318

2 tied with

4

2 tied with

2-0

Pittsburgh

0-6

.000

5-17

3

Groat

.360

Groat

.345

Thomas

3

Purkey

2-2

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to May 11)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .443

Graff, KC .132

Batting (NL)

Hoak, Cin .397

Thomson, Mil .156

Home run hitters (AL)

Williams, Bos 9
(1 per 7 AB)

Malzone, Bos 0
(93 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Moon, St L 7
(1 per 12 AB)

Gilliam, Bkn 0
(96 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Trucks, KC 4-0

Stobbs, Wash 0-5

Pitching (NL)

Sanford, Phil 4-0

Rush, Chi 0-4

ERA (AL)

Ford, NY 1.08

Gorman, KC 6.75
Stobbs, Wash 6.75

ERA(NL)

Jackson, St L 0.82

Klippstein, Cin 10.59

Complete games (AL)

Morgan, KC 4
(in 6 starts)

Lemon, Clev 0
(in 6 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Gomez, NY 4
Roberts, Phil 4
(in 5 starts)

Barclay, NY 0
Kline, Pitt 0
(in 5 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 26

Baltimore 9
Washington 9

Team HR (NL)

Milwaukee 27

Pittsburgh 11

Team runs (AL)

Kansas City 105

Cleveland 72

Team runs (NL)

Cincinnati 121

Pittsburgh 75

Team hits (AL)

Detroit 206

Chicago 153

Team hits (NL)

Cincinnati 215

Chicago 169

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Sievers, Wash (.330)

16

18

34

Simpson, KC (.364)

15

16

31

Tuttle, Det (.294)

13

13

26

Williams, Bos (.443)

17

7

24

Boyd, Balt (.333)

17

7

24

Minoso, Chi (.308)

14

10

24

Kaline, Det (.297)

12

12

24

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron, Mil (.368)

23

13

36

Hoak, Cin (.397)

12

18

30

Jones, Phil (.277)

15

15

30

Robinson, Cin (.370)

17

11

28

Dark, St L (.345)

17

11

28

Furillo, Bkn (.274)

12

16

28

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Kubek, NY .317

Bowman, Phil .355

Home runs

Maris, Clev 5

Bowman, Phil 3
Neeman, Chi3

RBIs

Maris, Clev 17

Bouchee, Phil 12

Pitching

Lee, Det 1-2
Hyde, Wash 1-2

Sanford, Phil 4-0

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)