BASEBALL X-RAY

June 30, 1957

Unusual angle was introduced on television last week. When station WPIX in New York put a long-lens camera in the Yankee Stadium bleachers, TV baseball fans were given a behind-the-pitcher view of the game ordinarily reserved for the second baseman.

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (6/16—6/22)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York

6-0

1.000

38-22

7

Carey

.526

Mantle

.379

Mantle

20

Shantz

8-1

Boston

4-2

.667

31-31

7

White

.421

Williams

.354

Williams

17

Brewer

7-6

Cleveland

4-3

.571

32-28

7

2 tied with

.296

Wertz

.309

2 tied with

10

Wynn

8-8

Chicago

3-4

.429

37-22

4

Minoso

.333

Fox

.332

Dropo

8

Pierce

10-4

Baltimore

3-4

.429

27-34

1

Gardner

.379

Boyd

.337

2 tied with

6

2 tied with

7-3

Detroit

2-4

.333

33-29

2

Kaline

.300

Bertoia

.296

Maxwell

12

Foytack

8-4

Kansas City

2-4

.333

25-36

10

Smith

.368

Cerv

.338

Zernial

14

Trucks

6-1

Washington

2-5

.286

22-43

3

2 tied with

.346

Sievers

.311

Sievers

15

Clevenger

5-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE

St. Louis

6-2

.750

35-25

8

Musial

.407

Musial

.363

Musial

16

Jackson

8-3

New York

4-2

.667

28-34

5

O'Connell

.346

Mays

.313

Mays

12

Gomez

9-5

Philadelphia

5-3

.625

34-26

6

Hamner

.276

Bouchee

.267

Repulski

8

Sanford

9-1

Chicago

4-3

.571

20-35

15

Moryn

.433

Moryn

.300

Banks

13

Drott

6-6

Cincinnati

3-4

.429

35-28

9

Robinson

.464

Robinson

.335

Robinson

12

Acker

7-3

Brooklyn

3-5

.375

33-28

7

Snider

.324

Hodges

.353

Snider

12

Newcombe

7-6

Pittsburgh

3-5

.375

23-39

7

Foiles

.500

Fondy

.353

Thomas

6

Purkey

7-6

Milwaukee

2-6

.250

34-27

4

Pafko

.476

Aaron

.330

Aaron

19

Buhl

7-2

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to June 22)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Mantle, NY .379

Strickland, Clev .195

Batting (NL)

Musial, St L .363

Littrell, Chi .187

Home run hitters (AL)

Mantle, NY 20
(1 per 10 AB)

Aparicio, Chi 0
(226 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Aaron, Mil 19
(1 per 14 AB)

Gilliam, Bkn 0
(259 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Pierce, Chi 10-4

Stobbs, Wash 1-11

Pitching (NL)

Sanford, Phil 9-1

Kline, Pitt 2-10

ERA (AL)

Shantz, NY 1.87

Stobbs, Wash 8.13

ERA (NL)

Purkey, Pitt 2.28

Klippstein, Cin 6.00

Complete games (AL)

Pierce, Chi 8
(in 14 starts)

Garcia, Clev 1
(in 12 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Newcombe, Bkn 9
(in 14 starts)

Arroyo, Pitt 0
(in 10 starts)

Team HR(AL)

Kansas City 74

Baltimore 38

Team HR (NL)

Cincinnati 75

Pittsburgh 29

Team runs (AL)

New York 300

Detroit 239

Team runs (NL)

Cincinnati 320

Pittsburgh 228

Team hits(AL)

New York 561

Cleveland 493

Team hits(NL)

St. Louis 602

Chicago 473

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mantle. NY (.379)

58

27

85

Sievers, Wash (.311)

41

37

78

Skowron, NY (.339)

36

36

72

Jensen, Bos (.288)

37

32

69

Minoso, Chi (.284)

32

37

69

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aron, Mil (.330)

48

33

81

Musial, St L (.363)

38

38

76

Blasingame, St L (.305)

46

28

74

Robinson Cin (.335)

48

24

72

Mays, NY (.313)

45

26

71

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Richardson, NY

.339

Kasko, St L

.283

Home runs

Maris, Clev

9

Bouchee, Phil
Neeman, Chi

7
7

RBIs

Maris, Clev

26

Bouchee, Phil

31

Pitching

Fischer, Chi

3-4

Sanford, Phil

9-1

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)