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baseball X-RAY

Sept. 09, 1957
Sept. 09, 1957

Table of Contents
Sept. 9, 1957

Baseball X-Ray
Acknowledgments
The Last Nail
America's Cup
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
Preview
Wreck Of Redlegs
Sporting Look
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

baseball X-RAY

Pennant-Bound Milwaukee Braves have been led during the last month by ageless Warren Spahn (left), who with 17 victories seems assured of his eighth 20-game season, and the amazing Bob Hazle, who has hit .500 since he joined the team in late July.

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PHOTO

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (8/25 to 8/30)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Boston

5-1

.833

68-59

11

Malzone

.360

Williams

.377

Williams

33

Brewer

15-11

Cleveland

5-1

.833

63-66

10

Woodling

.412

Woodling

.338

Colavito

23

Wynn

14-15

Kansas City

3-2

.600

50-78

4

Lopez

.429

Smith

.292

Zernial

20

Morgan

9-6

New York

3-3

.500

82-46

7

2 tied with

.435

Mantle

.376

Mantle

34

Sturdivant

12-6

Washington

2-3

.400

49-78

1

Bolling

.333

Sievers

.297

Sievers

33

Ramos

10-12

Chicago

2-4

.333

75-52

1

Doby

.333

Fox

.319

Rivera

13

Pierce

17-10

Detroit

2-4

.333

63-65

4

Kaline

.333

Kaline

.294

Maxwell

22

Bunning

15-7

Baltimore

1-5

.167

60-66

4

Pilarcik

.348

Boyd

.313

Triandos

14

Johnson

12-8

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Brooklyn

3-1

.750

72-56

5

Furillo

.500

Hodges

.304

Snider

34

Drysdale

14-7

Milwaukee

3-2

.600

78-48

11

Hazle

.412

Aaron

.323

Aaron

37

Spahn

17-8

New York

3-2

.600

62-69

5

Mueller

.591

Mays

.332

Mays

28

Gomez

14-11

Pittsburgh

3-3

.500

48-78

3

Mazeroski

.375

Groat

.322

Thomas

18

Law

10-8

St. Louis

2-3

.400

71-56

0

Moon

.545

Musial

.340

Musial

29

Jackson

13-7

Cincinnati

2-3

.400

64-63

4

McMillan

.333

Robinson

.320

Crowe

28

Lawrence

12-11

Philadelphia

2-3

.400

64-63

2

Fernandez

.438

Bouchee

.291

Lopata

18

Sanford

17-5

Chicago

2-3

.400

49-75

2

Bolger

.545

Moryn

.301

Banks

30

Drott

12-10

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to August 30)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .377

Runnels, Wash .218

Batting (NL)

Musial St L .340

Jones, Phil .212

Home run hitters (AL)

Mantle, NY 34
(1 per 13 AB)

Aparicio. Chi 0
(497 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Aaron, Mil 37
(1 per 13½ AB)

Ashburn, Phil 0
(510 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Pierce, Chi 17-10

Stobbs, Wash 7-17

Pitching (NL)

Sanford, Phil 17-5

Roberts, Pitt 8-18

ERA (AL)

Turley, NY 2.41

Stobbs, Wash 5.97

ERA (NL)

Podres, Bkn 2.75

Ktippstein, Cin 5.58

Complete games (AL)

Brewer. Bos 15
(in 27 starts)

Portocarrero, KC 1
(in 15 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Gomez, NY 15
(in 31 starts)

Kliopstein, Cin 1
(in 16 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 138

Chicago 86

Team HR(NL)

Milwaukee 166

Pittsburgh 76

Team runs (AL)

New York 613

Kansas City 469

Team runs (NL)

Milwaukee 636

Pittsburgh 481

Team hits (AL)

New York 1190

Kansas City 1040

Team hits (NL)

St. Louis 1220

Philadelphia 1046

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mantle, NY (.376)

115

56

171

Minoso, Chi (.300)

82

75

157

Sievers, Wash (.297)

86

57

143

Jensen, Bos (.280)

70

68

138

Fox, Chi (.319)

94

42

136

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron. Mil (.323)

97

69

166

Mays, NY (.332)

96

58

154

Musial, StL (.340)

75

68

143

Mathews, Mil (.292)

92

48

140

Hodges, Bkn (.304)

76

61

137

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Kubek, NY .298

Bouchee, Phil .291

Home runs

Held, KC 15

Bouchee, Phil 14

RBIs

Maris, Clev 43

Bouchee, Phil 64

Pitching

Urban, KC 4-2

Sanford, Phil 17-5