BASEBALL X-RAY

June 09, 1957

Supersonic Willie Mays, cap characteristically adrift, dives safely into third for a triple as the Braves' Eddie Mathews takes throw. Mays, who has stolen more bases this year than any single National League club, also leads the Giants in homers and batting.

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (5/26—6/1)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chicago

6-3

.667

27-11

6

Lollar

.393

Fox

.347

2 tied with

5

Pierce

8-2

Washington

6-3

.667

15-30

8

Berberet

.409

Sievers

.298

Sievers

10

Ramos

4-3

Boston

5-4

.556

22-21

9

Williams

.407

Williams

.409

Williams

11

Brewer

6-4

Detroit

4-4

.500

21-21

7

Kaline

.320

Bertoia

.339

Bolling

7

Maas

6-2

New York

4-5

.444

23-17

7

Bauer

.382

Mantle

.346

Mantle

10

Shantz

5-1

Cleveland

4-5

.444

23-17

5

Raines

.368

Wertz

.321

Wertz

6

Wynn

6-5

Kansas City

3-5

.375

18-24

8

Cerv

.348

DeMaestri

.308

Zernial

10

Trucks

5-0

Baltimore

3-6

.333

16-24

5

Gardner

.395

Triandos

.328

2 tied with

5

Loes

5-3

NATIONAL LEAGUE

St. Louis

5-2

.714

20-19

4

Blasingame

.448

Musial

.356

Moon

10

Jackson

6-1

Philadelphia

6-3

.667

24-16

6

Bouchee

.294

Bouchee

.294

2 tied with

6

Sanford

6-1

Cincinnati

4-2

.667

27-14

14

Temple

.500

Robinson

.357

2 tied with

9

Acker

6-1

Brooklyn

4-4

.500

23-16

6

Cimoli

.375

Cimoli

.341

Snider

9

2 tied with

4-2

New York

3-4

.429

18-23

6

2 tied with

.318

Mays

.338

2 tied with

7

Gomez

6-3

Chicago

3-5

.375

12-25

5

Banks

.364

Moryn

.271

Neeman

6

Drott

3-5

Pittsburgh

3-5

.375

11-28

4

Fondy

.522

Fondy

.358

Thomas

6

Purkey

3-3

Milwaukee

3-6

.333

23-17

9

Mathews

.294

Aaron

.331

Aaron

12

Burdette

5-2

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to June 1)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .409

Graff, KC .155

Batting (NL)

Fondy, Pitt .358

Thomson, Mil .191

Home run hitters (AL)

Williams, Bos 11 (1 per 12 AB)

Aparicio, Chi 0
(160 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Aaron, Mil 12 (1 per 14½ AB)

Ashburn, Phil 0
(176 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Pierce, Chi 8-2

Stobbs, Wash 0-10

Pitching (NL)

Acker, Cin 6-1
Jackson, St L 6-1
Sanford, Phil 6-1

Kline, Pitt 0-7

ERA (AL)

Bunning, Det 1.64

Stobbs, Wash 7.94

ERA (NL)

Labine, Bkn 1.71

Klippstein, Cin 6.32

Complete games (AL)

Pierce, Chi 6 (in 10 starts)

Lemon, Clev 0 (in 9 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Roberts, Phil 7 (in 10 starts)

Arroyo, Pitt 0 (in 7 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 44

Washington 25

Team HR (NL)

Cincinnati 54

Pittsburgh 22

Team runs (AL)

Boston 203

Cleveland 152

Team runs (NL)

Cincinnati 254

Pittsburgh 146

Team hits (AL)

Baltimore 393

Chicago 314

Team hits (NL)

Cincinnati 426

Chicago 294

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Sievers, Wash (.298)

28

25

53

Jensen, Bos (.304)

28

23

51

Minoso, Chi (.295)

24

26

50

Mantle, NY (.346)

33

14

47

Wertz, Clev (.321)

24

21

45

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron, Mil (.331)

34

24

58

Robinson, Cin (.357)

33

23

56

Futillo, Bkn (.305)

26

28

54

Blasingame, St L (.310)

33

20

53

Jones, Phil (.282)

29

23

52

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Richardson, NY .313

Bouchee, Phil .294

Home runs

Maris, Clev 5

Bouchee, Phil 6
Neeman, Chi 6

RBIs

Maris, Clev 19

Bouchee, Phil 20

Pitching

Fischer, Chi 3-1

Sanford, Phil 6-1

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)