BASEBALL X-RAY

June 02, 1957

BILL FISCHER
White Sox' unheralded young right-hander led AL rookies with 2-1 record.

BOBBY MORGAN
Cubs' new second baseman found batting eye, paced team for week with .500.

DON GROSS
Redlegs' young lefty ran two-year win streak to seven, led team with 4-0.

JIM LEMON
Senators' elongated long ball hitter batted .350 to lead team for week.

DUKE MAAS
Tiger right-hander, with 0-7 record in 1956, was AL's best pitcher, with 6-1.

DEL ENNIS
Cardinal outfielder after 11 big years with Phils was worst batter in NL.

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SIX PHOTOS

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (5-19—5-25)

Season

Homers Week

Week

Batting Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chicago

4-1

.800

21-8

4

Minoso

.421

Fox

.366

3 tied with

4

Pierce

6-2

Baltimore

4-2

.667

13-18

7

Boyd

.381

Triandos

.318

Francona

5

Loes

4-3

New York

3-2

.600

19-12

5

Mantle

.444

Mantle

.363

Mantle

8

Shantz

4-1

Detroit

2-3

.400

17-17

2

Maxwell

.500

Bertoia

.352

2 tied with

5

Maas

6-1

Cleveland

2-3

.400

19-12

3

Colavito

.400

Wertz

.333

Maris

5

Wynn

5-4

Boston

2-3

.400

17-17

4

Williams

.571

Williams

.410

Williams

10

Brewer

6-2

Kansas City

2-3

.400

15-19

5

Smith

.353

Power

.329

Zernial

8

Trucks

5-0

Washington

2-4

.333

9-27

4

Lemon

.350

Sievers

.297

Sievers

9

Ramos

3-3

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Brooklyn

4-2

.667

19-12

8

Hodges

.462

Hodges

.339

2 tied with

6

Newcombe

4-3

Philadelphia

2-1

.667

18-13

6

Repulski

.467

Bowman

.325

2 tied with

5

Sanford

5-1

New York

3-2

.600

15-19

3

Mays

.476

Mays

.347

Sauer

7

Gomez

6-1

Cincinnati

4-3

.571

23-12

11

Bailey

.450

Robinson

.3566

Bailey

7

Gross

4-0

Milwaukee

2-2

.500

20-11

3

2 tied with

.421

Aaron

.3571

Aaron

11

Burdette

5-2

Chicago

2-2

.500

9-20

5

Morgan

.500

Neeman

.257

2 tied with

5

Drabowsky

2-3

St. Louis

2-3

.400

15-17

6

Moon

.455

Musial

.3582

Moon

10

Jackson

5-1

Pittsburgh

0-4

.000

8-23

2

Fondy

.444

Groat

.344

Thomas

4

Friend

3-4

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to May 25)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .410

Graff, KC .147

Batting (NL)

Musial, St L .385

Ennis, St L .214

Home run hitters (AL)

Williams, Bos 10
(1 per 10½ AB)

Runnels, Wash 0
(126 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Aaron, Mil 11
(1 per 13 AB)

Gilliam, Bkn 0
(139 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Maas, Det 6-1

Stobbs, Wash 0-9

Pitching (NL)

Gomez, NY 6-1

Kline, Pitt 0-6

ERA (AL)

Ford, NY 0.87

Stobbs, Wash 7.80

ERA (NL)

Law, Pitt 1.33

Klippstein, Cin 6.83

Complete games (AL)

Wilson, Chi 4
Sturdivant, NY 4
(in 6 starts)

Lemon, Clev 0
(in 9 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Newcombe, Bkn 6
Roberts, Phil 6
(in 8 starts)

Arroyo, Pitt 0
Barclay, NY 0
Buhl, Mil 0
(in 6 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 36

Washington 17

Team HR (NL)

Cincinnati 40

Pittsburgh 18

Team runs (AL)

Kansas City 143

Cleveland 122

Team runs (NL)

Cincinnati 205

Pittsburgh 118

Team hits (AL)

Baltimore 308

Chicago 233

Team hits (NL)

Cincinnati 360

Chicago 233

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Minoso, Chi (.325)

21

21

42

Sievers, Wash (.297)

24

18

42

Wertz, Clev (.333)

20

18

38

Mantle, NY (.363)

24

11

35

Fox, Chi (.366).

23

11

34

Jensen, Bos (.283)

16

18

34

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron, Mil (.357)

32

19

51

Furillo, Bkn (.315)

26

24

50

Robinson, Cin (.357)

28

20

48

Post, Cin (.277)

26

19

45

Jones, Phil (.286)

17

25

42

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Richardson, NY .333

Bowman, Phil .325

Home runs

Maris, Clev 5

Bouchee, Phil 5
Neeman, Chi 5

RBIs

Maris, Clev 17

Bouchee, Phil 17

Pitching

Fischer, Chi 2-1

Sanford, Phil 5-1

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)