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Washington got to a half game out of first, but it didn't scare the Yanks
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Washington got to a half game out of first, but it didn't scare the Yanks

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (5/4-5/10)

 

Batting

 

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Milwaukee

5-0

1.000

14-7

4

Covington

.438

Schoendienst

.326

Mathews

7

Spahn

5-0

San Francisco

5-2

.714

15-9

10

Cepeda

.375

Mays

.387

2 with

8

Monzant

3-3

Pittsburgh

4-3

.571

13-9

13

Thomas

.333

Thomas

.344

Thomas

9

2 with

4-1

Chicago

3-4

.429

13-10

4

Walls

.357

Walls

.344

Walls

9

Elston

4-0

Los Angeles

3-4

.429

9-15

7

Furillo

.435

Gilliam

.312

3 with

4

Podres

4-1

St. Louis

2-3

.400

5-14

1

Musial

.389

Musial

.480

Musial

4

L. McDaniel

2-2

Cincinnati

2-5

.286

9-10

2

Hoak

.286

Hoak

.364

3 with

2

Purkey

3-1

Philadelphia

2-5

.286

9-13

6

Lopata

.417

Hamner

.341

Lopata

3

2 with

3-2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York

2-0

1.000

12-4

4

Lumpe

.714

McDougald

.403

Skowron

4

Turley

4-0

Baltimore

3-1

.750

9-9

3

Nieman

.583

Robinson

.333

Triandos

3

Harshman

5-0

Boston

4-2

.667

10-12

3

Malzone

.400

Runnels

.357

Jensen

4

Sisler

4-1

Chicago

2-1

.667

6-11

2

Fox

.538

Fox

.361

Lollar

3

Wilson

2-1

Washington

3-3

.500

11-8

5

Aspromonte

.409

Zauchin

.333

2 with

3

3 with

2-0

Detroit

3-4

.429

11-12

4

Bertoia

.320

Kuenn

.344

Boone

4

Hoeft

3-1

Cleveland

1-4

.200

10-12

2

Avila

.389

Vernon

.360

Brown

4

Grant

3-1

Kansas City

0-3

.000

8-9

2

Held

.375

Cerv

.354

Cerv

9

Garver

3-1

Stabilized play around second base helped give the Senators their best start in many years. Second Baseman Ken Aspromonte (left), a recent Red Sox reject, hit .409 for the week and teamed well with veteran ex-National League Shortstop Rocky Bridges, who was batting .297, a heady 61 points higher than his lifetime average.

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

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