BASEBALL X-RAY

May 26, 1957

BOBBY THOMSON
Braves' outfielder and 1951 Giant hero was NL's worst batter, with .156 average.

LARRY DOBY
White Sox veteran slugger paced team in hitting for week with robust .421 mark.

RUBEN GOMEZ
Giants' right-handed hurler won two games during week to lead NL with 6-1 record.

WALT MORYN
Cub outfielder's .271 batting mark was good enough to lead weak-hitting club.

AL PILARCIK
Orioles' young outfielder hit at .438 clip to lead team in batting for week.

BROOKS LAWRENCE
Redlegs' biggest winner in 1956 beat Phils to lead team's pitchers with 4-1.

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SIX PHOTOS

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (5/12—5/18)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chicago

4-0

1.000

17-7

6

Doby

.421

Fox

.358

2 tied with

4

Pierce

5-2

Cleveland

5-1

.833

17-9

3

Colavito

.480

Woodling

.361

Maris

5

Wynn

4-3

Detroit

4-2

.667

15-14

7

Bertoia

.409

Bertoia

.371

Bolling

5

Maas

5-1

New York

3-2

.600

16-10

4

Mantle

.500

Mantle

.345

Mantle

6

Grim

4-2

Boston

3-5

.375

15-14

4

Gernert

.375

Williams

.385

Williams

9

Brewer

5-2

Kansas City

2-4

.333

13-16

5

DeMaestri

.438

DeMaestri

.371

Zernial

6

Trucks

5-0

Washington

2-5

.286

7-23

4

Plews

.429

Sievers

.322

Sievers

8

Ramos

2-2

Baltimore

0-4

.000

9-16

5

Pilarcik

.438

Triandos

.333

2 tied with

3

Zuverink

2-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Brooklyn

3-1

.750

15-10

3

2 tied with

.357

Cimoli

.318

2 tied with

5

Labine

3-0

Cincinnati

5-2

.714

19-9

8

Robinson

.406

Robinson

.381

2 tied with

6

Lawrence

4-1

Milwaukee

4-2

.667

18-9

6

Aaron

.417

Aaron

.378

Aaron

11

Burdette

5-2

Pittsburgh

3-2

.600

8-19

5

Thomas

.500

Groat

.352

Thomas

4

Friend

3-3

Philadelphia

4-3

.571

16-12

6

Hamner

.419

Hamner

.367

2 tied with

4

Sanford

4-1

New York

2-4

.333

12-17

5

Schoendiens

.379

2 tied with

.321

Sauer

7

Gomez

6-1

St. Louis

2-5

.286

13-14

5

Moon

.357

Musial

.354

Moon

8

Jackson

4-1

Chicago

0-4

.000

7-18

5

Walls

.375

Moryn

.271

2 tied with

4

Drott

2-4

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to May 18)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .385

Graff, KC .149

Batting (NL)

Robinson, Cin .381

Thomson, Mil .156

Home run
hitters (AL)

Williams, Bos 9
(1 per 10 AB)

Malzone, Bos 0
(123 AB)

Home run
hitters (NL)

Aaron, Mil 11
(1 per 10 AB)

Ashburn, Phil 0
(123 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Trucks, KC 5-0

Stobbs, Wash 0-7

Pitching (NL)

Gomez, NY 6-1

Kline, Pitt 0-4
Rush, Chi 0-4

ERA (AL)

Wilson, Chi 1.05

Stobbs, Wash 7.34

ERA(NL)

Jackson, St. L 0.72

Drabowsky, Chi 7.67

Complete
games (AL)

Morgan, KC 4
(in 6 starts)

Lemon, Clev 0
(in 7 starts)

Complete
games (NL)

Roberts, Phil 5
Gomez, NY 5
(in 7 starts)

Barclay, NY 0
Kline, Pitt 0
(in 6 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 31

Washington 13

Team HR (NL)

Milwaukee 33

Pittsburgh 16

Team runs (AL)

Kansas City 128

New York 97

Team runs (NL)

Cincinnati 167

Pittsburgh 98

Team hits (AL)

Detroit 263

Chicago 197

Team hits (NL)

Cincinnati 290

Chicago 202

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Sievers, Wash (.322)

22

18

40

Wertz, Clev (.344)

18

16

34

Simpson, KC (.333)

16

16

32

Minoso, Chi (.305)

18

14

32

Williams, Bos (.385)

21

10

31

Tuttle, Det (.269)

15

16

31

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron, Mil (.378)

31

18

49

Robinson, Cin (.381)

24

18

42

Jones, Phil (.275)

20

17

37

Post, Cm (.274)

21

15

36

Hoak, Cin (.358)

17

19

36

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Richardson, NY .353

Bowman, Phil .311

Home runs

Maris, Clev 5

Bouchee, Phil 4
Neeman, Chi 4

RBIs

Maris, Clev 17

Bouchee, Phil 15

Pitching

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

Sanford, Phil 4-1

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)