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Best hitter in baseball last week was Chicago's surprising veteran, Al Dark
June 29, 1958

Second-Base smoothies abound in National League, where the four players above give assurance of superb performance regardless of which is selected to start the annual All-Star Game. From left to right are Don Blasingame of Cardinals, Bill Mazeroski of the Pirates, Red Schoendienst of the Braves and Johnny Temple of the Reds.

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FOUR PHOTOS

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (6/15-6/21)

Batting

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Pittsburgh

5-1

.833

32-29

4

Skinner

.500

Skinner

.336

Thomas

20

Friend

9-6

Milwaukee

3-2

.600

33-24

6

Logan

.412

Torre

.315

Mathews

14

Spahn

8-4

Philadelphia

3-2

.600

27-31

3

Jones

.389

Ashburn

.330

3 with

8

Semproch

8-4

Cincinnati

4-3

.571

28-27

6

Crowe

.429

Crowe

.336

Robinson

7

Purkey

8-3

St. Louis

3-3

.500

29-29

5

Cunningham

.500

Musial

.367

Boyer

14

Brosnan

6-5

San Francisco

2-3

.400

33-29

2

Bressoud

.450

Mays

.382

2 with

14

Antonelli

6-5

Chicago

2-4

.333

30-33

8

Dark

.654

Dark

.344

Banks

18

Elston

6-4

Los Angeles

1-5

.167

25-35

4

Snider

.455

Zimmer

.308

Neal

10

Podres

7-5

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chicago

6-1

.857

29-31

3

Landis

.480

Fox

.342

3 with

7

Wynn

7-5

Detroit

5-1

.833

30-30

3

Kaline

.400

Kuenn

.332

Kaline

7

Lary

8-5

Kansas City

4-3

.571

30-30

4

Tuttle

.476

Ward

.331

Cerv

18

Garver

7-4

New York

3-4

.429

38-21

9

Bauer

.304

McDougald

.311

Mantle

12

Turley

10-3

Baltimore

3-4

.429

27-32

3

Triandos

.423

Triandos

.282

Triandos

14

O'Dell

7-7

Washington

2-3

.400

28-32

5

Pearson

.350

Bridges

.313

Sievers

12

Ramos

5-5

Cleveland

2-4

.333

29-34

5

Vernon

.429

Vernon

.360

Colavito

11

Narleski

8-5

Boston

1-6

.143

31-32

11

Runnels

.407

Malzone

.302

Jensen

19

Sisler

6-4

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to June 21)

BEST

WORST

Batting (NL)

Mays, SF .382

Fernandez, Phil .176

Batting (AL)

Vernon, Clev .360

Moran, Clev .189

Home run hitters (NL)

Thomas, Pitt 20
(1 per 11½ AB)

Blasingame, StL 0
(in 231 AB)

Home run hitters (AL)

Jensen, Bos 19
(1 per 11 AB)

Fox, Chi 0
(in 243 AB)

Pitching (NL)

Purkey, Cin 8-3

Drysdale, LA 3-8

Pitching (AL)

Turley, NY 10-3

Loes, Balt 0-7

ERA (NL)

Raydon, Pitt 2.82

Gomez, SF 5.64

ERA (AL)

Ford, NY 1.60

Urban, KC 5.91

Complete games (NL)

Spahn, Mil 10
(in 15 starts)

Drysdale, LA 1
McDaniel, StL 1
(in 11 starts)

Complete games (AL)

Turley, NY 10
(in 13 starts)

Loes, Balt 1
(in 9 starts)

Team HR (NL)

Chicago 79

Cincinnati 42

Team HR (AL)

New York 69

Baltimore 41
Washington 41

Team runs (NL)

San Francisco 326

St. Louis 244

Team runs (AL)

Boston 288

Baltimore 181

Team hits (NL)

San Francisco 615

Cincinnati 506

Team hits (AL)

Cleveland 561

Baltimore 462

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs Scored

Teammates Batted In

Total Runs Produced

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Thomas, Pitt (.312)

44

44

88

Banks, Chi (.304)

50

35

85

Mays, SF (.382)

51

28

79

Cepeda, SF (.321)

43

28

71

Spencer, SF (.302)

35

31

66

Moryn, Chi (.276)

43

23

66

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Cerv, KC (.313)

46

35

81

F. Bolling, Det (.282)

42

27

69

Jensen, Bos (.296)

36

31

67

Minoso, Clev (.288)

41

25

66

Gernert, Bos (.260)

34

28

62

THE ROOKIES

NATIONAL LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Batting

Green, StL .329

Harrell, Clev .258

Home runs

Cepeda, SF 14

Harrell, Clev 5
Marshall, Balt 5

RBIs

Cepeda, SF 42

Marshall. Balt 18

Pitching

Semproch, Phil 8-4

Grant, Clev 5-4

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)