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Before the heat of summer strikes, the veterans are having their fling
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May 12, 1958

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Before the heat of summer strikes, the veterans are having their fling

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (4/27—5/3)

 

Batting

 

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cincinnati

3-0

1.000

7-5

6

Temple

.545

Temple

.422

2 with

2

Purkey

3-0

Pittsburgh

4-1

.800

9-6

8

Thomas

.524

Clemente

.362

Thomas

6

Friend

4-0

Chicago

4-2

.667

10-6

13

Walls

.476

Banks

.339

Walls

9

Elston

3-0

Philadelphia

4-2

.667

7-8

4

Hamner

.455

Ashburn

.309

Repulski

2

Semproch

2-1

San Francisco

2-4

.333

10-7

8

Spencer

.364

Mays

.397

Sauer

7

2 with

2-1

Milwaukee

2-4

.333

9-7

4

Logan

.273

Crandall

.308

Mathews

7

Spahn

3-0

Los Angeles

2-4

.333

6-11

3

Gilliam

.353

Gray

.342

Gray

4

Podres

4-0

St. Louis

0-4

.000

3-11

3

Musial

.467

Musial

.509

Musial

4

L. McDaniel

2-1

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Boston

3-1

.750

6-10

2

Runnels

.438

Runnels

.383

Jensen

4

Sisler

3-1

New York

2-1

.667

10-4

4

Skowron

.636

Skowron

.382

Skowron

3

Turley

3-0

Washington

2-2

.500

8-5

1

Courtney

.462

Courtney

.342

Sievers

3

3 with

2-0

Detroit

2-2

.500

8-8

0

Zernial

.538

Martin

.378

3 with

2

Hoeft

2-0

Baltimore

2-2

.500

6-8

1

Triandos

.308

Robinson

.362

Triandos

3

Harshman

3-0

Cleveland

2-3

.400

9-8

5

Vernon

.389

Vernon

.417

3 with

3

Grant

3-0

Kansas City

1-2

.333

8-6

5

Cerv

.545

Cerv

.404

Cerv

8

Garver

3-0

Chicago

1-2

.333

4-10

0

Lollar

.600

Lollar

.390

Lollar

3

Wilson

2-1

Sprightly oldtimers are 39-year-old Hank Sauer of the Giants (left) and the Indians' 40-year-old first baseman Mickey Vernon, who both started their careers in organized baseball 22 seasons ago. Vernon leads the American League with a gaudy .417 average, while Sauer ranks high among the National League leaders in home runs and RBIs.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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