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The Red Sox had four .300 hitters and a six-game winning streak...and then
July 27, 1958

Detroit Tiger Jim Bunning inflicted on Boston the first no-hit game of 1958, and the 100th in 20th century major league history. The superstition about making no reference to the performance while in progress was not respected by the Associated Press, which enterprisingly alerted editors everywhere from the sixth inning on (see above).

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PHOTO ILLUSTRATION

TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (7/13-7/19)

Bating

Season

Homers
Week

Week

Season

Homers
season

Pitching
season

NATIONAL LEAGUE

San Francisco

6-1

.857

49-38

7

Kirkland

.417

Mays

.342

Cepeda

19

Antonelli

10-7

Chicago

6-2

.750

46-43

11

Walls

.455

Dark

.333

Banks

26

Drabowsky

8-9

Milwaukee

5-2

.714

47-37

14

Covington

.391

Covington

.343

Aaron

20

Spahn

11-6

Los Angeles

5-3

.625

40-47

16

Larker

.450

Snider

.289

Neal

17

Podres

9-8

Pittsburgh

4-3

.571

41-46

9

Mazeroski

.444

Skinner

.317

Thomas

26

Friend

11-10

Cincinnati

3-6

.333

40-45

7

Dropo

.350

Temple

.304

Robinson

12

Purkey

11-6

St. Louis

1-7

.125

40-43

9

Blasingame

.367

Musial

.363

Boyer

19

Brosnan

7-7

Philadelphia

1-7

.125

39-43

5

Ashburn

.387

Ashburn

.328

Anderson

13

Semproch

11-6

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Boston

6-1

.857

46-40

4

Runnels

.556

Runnels

.335

Jensen

27

Delock

9-0

Baltimore

5-4

.556

42-44

6

Boyd

.459

Nieman

.324

Triandos

17

O'Dell

9-10

New York

4-4

.500

56-30

6

Howard

.448

Howard

351

Mantle

24

Turley

14-3

Washington

4-4

.500

37-50

8

Sievers

.387

Sievers

.299

Sievers

24

Ramos

7-8

Chicago

4-5

.444

42-46

3

Goodman

.450

Goodman

.333

Landis

13

Pierce

9-6

Cleveland

3-4

.429

41-48

6

Power

.367

Power

.338

Colavito

16

Narleski

10-7

Detroit

3-5

.375

41-44

6

Harris

.371

Kuenn

.319

Kaline

9

Lary

9-8

Kansas City

3-5

375

41-44

4

Cerv

.333

Cerv

.326

Cerv

24

Garver

8-6

HEROES AND GOATS

THE SEASON (to 1 July 19)

BEST

WORST

Batting(NL)

Musial, StL.363

Foils, Pitt .197

Batting (AL)

Runnels, Bos .335

Hunter, Clev .185

Home run

Thomas, Pitt 26

Schoendienst, mil 0

hitters (NL)

(1 per 12½ AB)

(226 AB)

Home run

Jensen, Bos 27

Fox, Chi 0

hitters (AL)

(1 per 11 AB)

(353 AB)

Pitching (NL)

Spahn, Mil 11-6
Purkey, Cin 11-6
Semproch, Phil 11-6

Drysdale, LA 4-10

Pitching (AL)

Turley, NY 14-3

Donovan, Chi 5-10

ERA(NL)

Roberts, Phil 2.98

Drysdale, LA 5.80

ERA (AL)

Ford, NY 1.89

Griggs, Wash 5.50

Complete games (NL)

Spahn, Mil 13 (in 20 starts)

Drott, Chi 2 (in 17 starts)

Complete games (AL)

Turley, NY 13 (in 18 starts)

Pappas, Balt 1 (in 12 starts)

Team HR (NL)

Chicago 107

St. Louis 63

Team HR (AL)

New York 101

Baltimore 55

Team runs (NL)

San Francisco 436

St. Louis 348

Team runs (AL)

Boston 422

Baltimore 277

Team hits (NL)

Chicago 824

St. Louis 759

Team hits (AL)

New York 806

Baltimore 701

RUNS PRODUCED

Runs
Scored

Teammates
Batted In

Total Runs
Produced

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Banks, Chi (.306)

71

47

118

Mays, SF (.342)

68

39

107

Thomas, Pitt (.287)

57

47

104

Walls, Chi (.321)

63

34

97

Aaron, Mil (.294)

65

31

96

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Jensen, Bos (.302)

54

55

109

Cerv, KC (.326)

58

41

99

Malzone, Bos (.311)

48

47

95

Power, Clev (.328)

57

35

92

Mantle, NY (.270)

65

25

90

THE ROOKES

NATIONAL LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Batting

Cepeda, SF .311
Flood, StL .311

Pearson, Wash .276

Home runs

Cepeda, SF 19

Marshall, Balt 5
Chrisley, Wash 5
Harrell, Clev 5

RBIs

Cepeda, SF 59

Chrisley, Wash 22
Aspromonte, Wash 22

Pitching

Semproch, Phil 11-6

Pappas, Balt 6-3

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)