baseball X-RAY

September 15, 1957

Erratic Yankees' first doubleheader loss of the season came last week against the sixth-place Orioles as George Kell (left) got three hits and knocked in four runs in the first game and Connie Johnson (right) struck out 14 men to win the second.

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TWO PHOTOS

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (8/31 to 9/7)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chicago

5-2

.714

80-54

8

Fox

.357

Fox

.321

Doby

14

Pierce

19-10

Detroit

5-2

.714

68-67

7

Bolling

.333

Kaline

.293

Maxwell

23

Bunning

17-7

Boston

5-3

.625

73-62

11

Jensen

.333

Williams

.376

Williams

33

Brewer

15-11

Baltimore

5-4

.556

65-70

1

Kell

.519

Boyd

.311

Trucks

15

Johnson

13-9

Cleveland

3-3

.500

66-69

5

Wertz

.348

Woodling

.323

2 tied with

23

Wynn

14-16

New York

4-5

.444

86-51

3

Simpson

.360

Mantle

.369

Mantle

34

Sturdivant

13-6

Washington

3-5

.375

52-83

4

Sievers

.357

Sievers

.300

Sievers

36

Ramos

11-14

Kansas City

0-6

.000

50-84

3

Held

.304

Smith

.300

Zernial

20

Morgan

9-6

NATIONAL LEAGUE

St. Louis

6-3

.667

77-59

7

Ennis

.394

Musial

.340

Musial

29

2 tied with

13-8

Cincinnati

6-4

.600

70-67

14

Robinson

.381

Robinson

.325

Crowe

30

Lawrence

14-11

Milwaukee

5-4

.556

83-52

13

Hazle

.346

Aaron

.322

Aaron

39

Spahn

19-8

Brooklyn

5-4

.556

77-60

10

Furillo

.432

Furillo

.305

Snider

37

Drysdale

14-8

Philadelphia

5-5

.500

69-68

7

Ashburn

.419

Bouchee

.299

2 tied with

18

Sanford

17-6

Pittsburgh

5-5

.500

53-83

6

Freese

.429

Groat

.322

Thomas

19

Friend

11-17

New York

4-5

.444

66-74

12

Mays

.342

Mays

.333

Mays

32

Gomez

14-12

Chicago

2-8

.200

51-83

7

Neeman

.333

Moryn

.294

Banks

34

Drott

12-11

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to September 7)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .376

Runnels, Wash .218

Batting (NL)

Musial, St L .340

Jones, Phil .212

Home run hitters (AL)

Sievers, Wash 36
(1 per 14 AB)

Plews, Wash 0
(309 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Aaron, Mil 39
(1 per 14 AB)

Ashburn, Phil 0
(553 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Pierce, Chi 19-10

Stobbs, Wash 8-18

Pitching (NL)

Spahn, Mil 19-8

Roberts, Phil 9-19

ERA(AL)

Turley, NY 2.38

Stobbs, Wash 5.63

ERA(NL)

Spahn, Mil 2.75

Klippstein, Cin 5.49

Complete games (AL)

Pierce, Chi 16
(in 30 starts)

Portocarrero, KC 1
(in 16 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Spahn, Mil 16
(in 30 starts)

Klippstein, Cin 1
(in 16 starts)

Team HR(AL)

Kansas City 141

Baltimore 78

Team HR(NL)

Milwaukee 179

Pittsburgh 82

Team runs (AL)

New York 648

Kansas City 480

Team runs (NL)

Milwaukee 701

Pittsburgh 519

Team hits (AL)

New York 1,274

Kansas City 1,087

Team hits (NL)

St. Louis 1,314

Chicago 1,136

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mantle, NY (.369)

115

57

172

Minoso, Chi (.303)

86

79

165

Sievers, Wash (.300)

91

63

154

Jensen, Bos (.283)

74

74

148

Fox, Chi (.321)

98

49

147

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron, Mil (.322)

108

79

187

Mays, NY (.333)

104

60

164

Mathews, Mil (.296)

101

56

157

Hodges, Bkn (.300)

85

66

151

Musial, St L (.340)

75

68

143

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Kubek, NY .297

Bouchee, Phil .299

Home runs

Held, KC 16

Bouchee, Phil 15

RBIs

Maris, Clev 46

Bouchee, Phil 72

Pitching

Fischer, Chi 6-7

Sanford, Phil 17-6

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)