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baseball X-RAY

Aug. 05, 1957
Aug. 05, 1957

Table of Contents
Aug. 5, 1957

Baseball X-RAY
Acknowledgments
Coming Events
Events & Discoveries
Wonderful World Of Sport
Fitness
State Report
Bonnie Prudden
Honolulu Race
The PGA Comes Back
Tip From The Top
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

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One of the chief reasons the Timers have not been a bigger disappointment than they are this season is Pitcher Jim Bunning. Not expected to do much with Hoeft, Lary and Fovtack around, Jim was the All-Star Game's winning pitcher. Last week he threw a brilliant two-hitter against the Yankees for his 12th win of the year.

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (7/21 to 7/27)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Boston

4-2

.667

51-44

2

Williams

.389

Williams

.379

Williams

28

Brewer

12-8

Detroit

4-2

.667

47-47

1

Kaline

.500

Kaline

.290

Maxwell

19

Bunning

12-3

Washington

4-2

.667

35-62

9

Sievers

.263

Lemon

.305

Sievers

24

Ramos

7-8

Chicago

4-3

.571

57-37

1

Fox

.379

Fox

.330

Dropo

10

Pierce

14-7

Baltimore

4-4

500

46-49

7

Boyd

.261

Boyd

.330

Triandos

10

Loes

10-5

New York

3-4

.429

61-33

7

Mantle

.400

Mantle

.359

Mantle

27

2 with

9-3

Cleveland

3-4

.429

48-47

6

Wertz

.333

Woodling

.326

Colavito

17

Wynn

13-11

Kansas City

1-6

.143

34-60

4

Martin

.444

Lopez

.304

Zernial

17

Trucks

7-4

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cincinnati

5-2

.714

54-42

9

McMillan

.400

Robinson

310

Crowe

23

Lawrence

11-6

St. Louis

4-2

.667

53-40

4

Moon

.375

Musi

.336

Musial

21

Jackson

11-5

Chicago

4-3

.571

32-59

7

Moryn

.364

Moryn

.313

Banks

20

Drott

9-8

Milwaukee

4-3

.571

56-40

6

Schoendienst

.345

Aaron

.349

Aaron

30

Buhl

12-6

Philadelphia

3-4

.429

52-43

3

Bouchee

.385

Bouchee

.286

2 with

13

Sanford

13-3

Brooklyn

3-4

.429

53-41

4

Hodges

.346

Hodges

.307

Snider

24

Newcombe

9-8

Pittsburgh

2-4

.333

36-60

3

Skinner

.345

Groat

.332

Thomas

15

Purkey

10-7

New York

2-5

.286

42-53

8

Sauer

.571

Mays

.310

Mays

17

Gomez

11-8

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to July 27)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .367

Runnels, Wash .219

Batting (NL)

Aaron, Mil .349

Jones, Phil .221

Home run hitters (AL)

Williams, Bos 28 (1 per 10½ AB)

Aparicio, Chi 0 (364 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Aaron, Mil 30 (1 per 13 AB)

Ashburn, Phil 0 (384 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Pierce, Chi 14-7

Lary, Det 4-13
Stobbs, Wash 4-13

Pitching (NL)

Sanford, Phil 13-3

Kline, Pitt 2-15

ERA (AL)

Shantz, NY 2.41

Stobbs, Wash 6.83

ERA (NL)

Podres, Bkn 2.76

Klippstein, Cin 5.33

Complete games (AL)

Brewer, Bos 12 (in 20 starts)

Garcia, Clev 1 (in 15 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Newcombe, Bkn 11 (in 21 starts)

Rush, Chi 1 (in 17 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 109

Baltimore 58

Team HR(NL)

Milwaukee 120

Pittsburgh 57

Team runs (AL)

Boston 464

Kansas City 357

Team runs (NL)

Cincinnati 484

Chicago 380

Team hits (AL)

Boston 854

Kansas City 783

Team hits(NL)

Pittsburgh 963

Chicago 782

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mantle, NY (.359)

89

44

133

Sievers, Wash (.296)

64

4 7

111

Jensen, Bos (.279)

56

49

105

Minoso, Chi (.303)

51

53

104

Williams, Bos (.367)

68

33

101

Wertz, Clev (.295)

49

52

101

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron, Mil (.349)

73

50

123

Musial, St L (.336)

57

53

110

Mays, NY (.310)

66

41

107

Blasingame, St L (.275)

68

35

103

Mathews, Mil (.296)

64

36

100

Crowe, Cin (.301)

54

4 6

100

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Kubek, NY .305

Kasko, St L .292

Home runs

Maris, Clev 10

Bouchee, Phil 13

RBIs

Maris, Clev 38

Bouchee, Phil 56

Pitching

Hyde, Wash 3-3

Sanford, Phil 13-3