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baseball X-RAY

Sept. 30, 1957
Sept. 30, 1957

Table of Contents
Sept. 30, 1957

Acknowledgments
Baseball X-ray
World Series
Events & Discoveries
Preview
The Amateurs
Tip From The Top
Sporting Look
Schoendienst
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back
Departments

baseball X-RAY

Flying tigers are Bill Tuttle (left) and Al Kaline, airborne in all-out attempt to stave off inevitable Yankee victory last week. Detroit, after wallowing as low as sixth place during mid-August, has moved up fast to challenge Boston for third.

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TWO PHOTOS

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (9/15 to 9/21)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York

5-1

.833

94-54

10

Mantle

.353

Mantle

.367

Mantle

34

Sturdivant

14-6

Chicago

4-2

.667

87-59

6

Aparicio

.429

Fox

.313

2 tied with

14

Pierce

19-11

Baltimore

4-2

.667

71-75

4

Nieman

.400

Boyd

.314

Triandos

18

Johnson

14-10

Cleveland

3-3

.500

71-75

5

Brown

.438

Woodling

.323

Wertz

26

Wynn

14-17

Detroit

2-3

.400

75-71

2

Maxwell

.333

Kaline

.295

Maxwell

24

Bunning

19-8

Kansas City

2-3

.400

54-90

7

Smith

.545

Smith

.309

Zernial

25

Morgan

9-7

Boston

2-4

.333

78-69

9

Malzone

.348

Williams

.380

Williams

36

Brewer

16-13

Washington

1-5

.167

55-92

3

Lemon

.500

Sievers

.305

Sievers

41

Ramos

12-16

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Milwaukee

5-1

.833

90-57

8

Logan

.478

Aaron

.322

Aaron

41

Spahn

20-10

Cincinnati

5-1

.833

77-70

12

Grammas

.421

Robinson

.328

Crowe

31

Lawrence

16-12

St. Louis

4-2

.667

85-62

8

Musial

.550

Musial

.348

Musial

29

Jackson

15-9

Chicago

4-2

.667

58-89

8

Tanner

.357

Long

.296

Banks

42

Drott

15-11

Philadelphia

3-3

.500

74-75

3

2 tied with

.292

Ashburn

.298

Repulski

20

Sanford

18-8

Brooklyn

1-5

.167

81-68

4

Neal

.273

Furillo

.308

Snider

38

Drysdale

16-9

New York

1-5

.167

69-81

7

Mays

.360

Mays

.337

Mays

35

Gomez

15-12

Pittsburgh

1-5

.167

59-91

3

Skinner

.349

Groat

.317

Thomas

21

Friend

12-18

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to September 21)

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .380

Runnels, Wash .229

Batting (NL)

Musial, St L .348

Morgan, Chi .203

Home run hitters (AL)

Sievers, Wash 41
(1 per 13 AB)

Miranda, Balt 0
(306 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Banks, Chi 42
(1 per 13 A)

Ashburn, Phil 0
(605 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Bunning, Det 19-8

Stobbs, Wash 8-19

Pitching (NL)

Spahn, Mil 20-10

Roberts, Phil 10-21

ERA (AL)

Bunning, Det 2.47

Stobbs, Wash 5.22

ERA (NL)

Podres, Bkn 2.66

Nuxhall, Cin 4.76

Complete games (AL)

Donovan, Chi 16
(in 28 starts)

Portocarrero KC 1
Wight, Balt 1
(in 16 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Spahn, Mil 17
(in 33 starts)

Hacker, Phil 1
(in 16 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 152

Baltimore 85

Team HR (NL)

Milwaukee 191

Pittsburgh 89

Team runs (AL)

Boston 697
New York 697

Kansas City 519

Team runs (NL)

Milwaukee 746

Pittsburgh 571

Team hits (AL)

New York 1.368

Kansas City 1178

Team hits (NL)

St. Louis 1,441

Chicago 1,243

RUNS PRODUCED

Runds Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mantle, NY (.367)

121

59

180

Minoso, Chi (.304)

93

85

178

Sievers, Wash (.305)

97

70

167

Maljone, Bos (.295)

77

83

160

Fox, Chi (.313)

104

53

157

Jensen, Bos (.279)

80

77

157

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron, Mil (.322)

114

84

198

Mays, NY (.337)

112

62

174

Mathews, Mil (.296)

107

60

167

Banks, Chi (.282)

108

57

165

Hodges, Bkn (.300)

92

68

160

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Kubek, NY .294

Bouchee Phil .289

Home runs

Held, KC 16

Anderson, Phil 17

RBIs

Maris, Clev 48

Bouchee, Phil 73

Pitching

Urban, KC 6-4

Sanford, Phil 18-8