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Richie Ashburn took the lead away from Stan Musial in the NL batting title race
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August 11, 1958

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Richie Ashburn took the lead away from Stan Musial in the NL batting title race

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (7/27—8/2)

 

Batting

 

Season

Homers
Week

Week

Season

Homers
Season

Pitching
Season

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Milwaukee

5-1

.833

56-42

9

Aaron

.500

Aaron

.316

Aaron

24

Spahn

13-7

Pittsburgh

5-1

.833

50-49

4

Skinner

.435

Skinner

.328

Thomas

28

Friend

13-11

Philadelphia

5-3

.625

46-50

6

Ashburn

.400

Ashburn

.339

Anderson

15

Semproch

12-6

Los Angeles

3-3

.500

46-53

4

Gilliam

.286

Snider

.293

Neal

18

Podres

10-8

Cincinnati

3-4

.429

48-51

6

Robinson

.321

Temple

.295

Robinson

18

Purkey

13-6

San Francisco

3-5

.375

54-46

7

Wagner

.474

Mays

.338

Cepeda

20

Antonelli

11-8

Chicago

2-4

.333

50-52

5

Walls

.316

Dark

.328

Banks

29

Hobbie

8-6

St. Louis

1-6

.143

46-53

1

Boyer

.393

Musial

.338

Boyer

19

Jones

8-8

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Cleveland

7-0

1.000

51-52

10

Power

.357

Power

.325

Colavito

23

Narleski

11-8

Detroit

5-3

.625

48-52

5

Kuenn

.375

Kuenn

.327

Kaline

11

Lary

10-10

Washington

4-3

.571

44-58

9

Yost

.481

Sievers

.305

Sievers

28

Hyde

9-3

New York

4-4

.500

67-34

8

Skowron

.360

Howard

.345

Mantle

28

Turley

16-4

Chicago

3-3

.500

49-52

4

Aparicio

.385

Goodman

.335

Lollar

15

Pierce

10-8

Kansas City

3-4

.429

46-52

9

Maris

.346

Cerv

.324

Cerv

28

Garver

9-7

Boston

2-6

.250

49-51

9

Jensen

.321

Runnels

.322

Jensen

30

Delock

10-2

Baltimore

0-5

.000

47-50

6

Nieman

.474

Boyd

.310

Triandos

20

Portocarrero

10-6

Somewhere men are laughing and little children shout, but not in St. Louis. The slumping Cardinals, having lost 18 of their last 25 games, have fallen from second place to last. If you think St. Louis fans are feeling bad about it, take a second look at Team Owner Gussie Busch (left) and Manager Fred Hutchinson. They feel a lot worse.

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

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

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