X-RAY FOR THE 1957 SEASON

For the final week of the season, X-Ray presents its usual weekly inside figures plus a selection of pertinent statistics
October 06, 1957

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TEAM PERFORMANCE

TEAM LEADERS

Batting

Season

This Week (9/22-9/29)

Homers Week

Season

Week

Homers Season

Runs Produced Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York

98-56

.636

..

4-2

.667

3

Mantle

.365

Kubek

.350

Mantle

34

Mantle

181

Sturdivant

16-6

Chicago

90-64

.584

8

3-5

.375

3

Fox

.317

Minoso

.400

Doby, Rivera

14

Minoso

187

Pierce

20-12

Boston

82-72

.532

16

4-3

.571

8

Williams

.388

Williams

.600

Williams

38

Malzone

170

Brewer

16-13

Detroit

78-76

.506

20

3-5

.375

4

Kaline

.295

Finigan

.370

Maxwell

24

Kaline

150

Bunning

20-8

Baltimore

76-76

.500

21

5-1

.833

2

Boyd

.318

2 tied with

.471

Triandos

19

Gardner

128

Johnson

14-11

Cleveland

76-77

.497

21½

5-2

.714

9

Woodling

.322

Colavito

.345

Wertz

28

Wertz

161

Wynn

14-17

Kansas City

59-94

.386

38½

5-4

.556

14

Lopez

.292

Power

.333

Zernial

27

Zernial

98

Morgan
Trucks

9-7
9-7

Washington

55-99

.357

43

0-7

.000

4

Sievers

.301

Bridges

.333

Sievers

42

Sievers

171

Ramos

12-16

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Milwaukee

95-59

.617

..

5-2

.714

8

Aaron

.322

Hazle

.500

Aaron

44

Aaron

206

Spahn

21-11

St. Louis

87-67

.565

8

2-5

.286

0

Musial

.351

King

.389

Musial

29

Blasingame

158

Jackson
L. McDaniel

15-9
15-9

Brooklyn

84-70

.545

11

3-2

.600

5

Hodges

.299

Gilliam

.353

Snider

40

Hodges

165

Drysdale

17-9

Cincinnati

80-74

.519

15

3-4

.429

8

Robinson

.322

Temple

.350

Crowe

31

Hoak

149

Lawrence

16-13

Philadelphia

77-77

.500

18

3-2

.600

3

Ashburn

.297

Bouchee

.412

Repulski

20

Bouchee

137

Sanford

19-8

New York

69-85

.448

26

0-4

.000

0

Mays

.333

Sauer

.400

Mays

35

Mays

174

Gomez

15-13

Chicago

62-92

.403

33

4-3

.571

4

Long

.298

Massa

.467

Banks

43

Banks

172

Drott

15-11

Pittsburgh

62-92

.403

33

3-1

.750

3

Groat

.315

Peterson

.364

Thomas

23

Thomas

138

Friend

14-18

THE SEASON

BEST

WORST

Batting (AL)

Williams, Bos .388

Runnels, Wash .230

Batting (NL)

Musial, St L .351

Morgan, Chi .207

Home run hitters (AL)

Sievers, Wash 42
(1 per 13½ AB)

Miranda, Balt 0
(314 AB)

Home run hitters (NL)

Aaron, Mil 44
(1 per 14 AB)

Ashburn, Phil 0
(626 AB)

Pitching (AL)

Bunning, Det 20-8

Stobbs, Wash 8-20

Pitching (NL)

Spahn, Mil 21-11

Roberts, Phil 10-22

ERA (AL)

Shantz, NY 2.45

Stobbs, Wash 5.35

ERA (NL)

Podres, Bkn 2.66

Nuxhall, Cin 4.76

Complete games (AL)

Donovan, Chi 16
(in 28 starts)

Portocarrero, KC 1
(in 17 starts)

Complete games (NL)

Spahn, Mil 18
(in 35 starts)

Hacker, Phil 1
(in 16 starts)

Team HR (AL)

Kansas City 166

Baltimore 87

Team HR (NL)

Milwaukee 199

Pittsburgh 92

MONTH BY MONTH WITH THE LEADERS

Apr.-May

June

July

Aug.

Sept.

Final

Batting (AL) Ted Williams, Bos

.411

.295

.440

.355

.632

.388

Batting (NL) Stan Musial, St L

.352

.345

.279

.388

.500

.351

Home runs (AL) Roy Sievers, Wash

10

8

9

7

8

42

Home runs (NL) Hank Aaron, Mil

12

11

7

8

6

44

RBIs (AL) Roy Sievers, Wash

35

22

17

18

22

114

RBIs (NL) Hank Aaron, Mil

36

28

16

28

24

132

Pitching (AL) Jim Bunning, Det

3-1

5-1

5-1

2-4

5-1

20-8

Pitching (NL) Warren Spahn, Mil

5-2

3-3

2-3

7-0

4-3

21-11

Won and lost (AL) New York

23-16

21-9

21-9

17-13

16-9

98-56

Won and lost (NL) Milwaukee

23-16

19-13

18-12

19-7

16-11

95-59

RUNS SCORED AND YIELDED

Av. Runs
per Game

Opp. Runs
per Game


Difference

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York

4.70

3.47

+1.23

Chicago

4.56

3.65

+ .91

Boston

4.68

4.34

+ .34

Baltimore

3.86

3.82

+ .06

Detroit

3.99

3.99

......

Cleveland

4.46

4.72

-.26

Kansas City

3.66

4.61

- .95

Washington

3.92

5.25

-1.33

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Milwaukee

4.98

3.96

+ 1.02

Brooklyn

4.48

3.84

+ .64

St. Louis

4.78

4.33

+ .45

Cincinnati

4.85

5.07

- .22

Philadelphia

3.99

4.21

- .22

New York

4.18

4.55

- .37

Chicago

4.03

4.63

- .60

Pittsburgh

3.78

4.49

- .71

PITCHERS % OF CLUB VICTORIES

Top Pitcher

Pitcher's Wins

Club Wins

% of Wins

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Det

Bunning

20

78

25.6

Chi

Pierce

20

90

22.2

Wash

Ramos

12

55

21.8

Bos

Brewer

16

82

19.5

Balt

Johnson

14

76

18.4

Clev

Wynn

14

76

18.4

NY

Sturdivant

16

98

16.3

KC

Morgan, Trucks

9

59

15.3

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Phil

Sanford

19

77

24.7

Chi

Drott

15

62

24.2

Pitt

Friend

14

62

22.6

Mil

Spahn

21

95

22.1

NY

Gomez

15

69

21.7

Bkn

Drysdale

17

84

20.2

Cin

Lawrence

16

80

20.0

St L

Jackson, L. McDaniel

15

87

17.2

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Minoso, Chi (.309)

96

91

187

Mantle, NY (.365)

121

60

181

Sievers, Wash (.301)

99

72

171

Malzone, Bos (.292)

82

88

170

Fox, Chi (.317)

110

55

165

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Aaron, Mil (.322)

118

88

206

Mays, NY (.333)

112

62

174

Banks, Chi (.285)

113

59

172

Mathews, Mil (.292)

109

62

171

Hodges, Bkn (.299)

94

71

165

THE ROOKIES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Batting

Kubek, NY .297

Bouchee, Phil .293

Home runs

Held, KC 20

Anderson, Phil 17

Bouchee, Phil 17

RBIs

Maris, Clev 51

Bouchee, Phil 76

Pitching

Urban, KC 7-4

Sanford, Phil 19-8

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)