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BASEBALL X-RAY
May 27, 1957
BOBBY THOMSON Braves' outfielder and 1951 Giant hero was NL's worst batter, with .156 average.
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May 27, 1957

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (5/12—5/18)

         

Batting

     

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chicago

4-0

1.000

17-7

6

Doby

.421

Fox

.358

2 tied with

4

Pierce

5-2

Cleveland

5-1

.833

17-9

3

Colavito

.480

Woodling

.361

Maris

5

Wynn

4-3

Detroit

4-2

.667

15-14

7

Bertoia

.409

Bertoia

.371

Bolling

5

Maas

5-1

New York

3-2

.600

16-10

4

Mantle

.500

Mantle

.345

Mantle

6

Grim

4-2

Boston

3-5

.375

15-14

4

Gernert

.375

Williams

.385

Williams

9

Brewer

5-2

Kansas City

2-4

.333

13-16

5

DeMaestri

.438

DeMaestri

.371

Zernial

6

Trucks

5-0

Washington

2-5

.286

7-23

4

Plews

.429

Sievers

.322

Sievers

8

Ramos

2-2

Baltimore

0-4

.000

9-16

5

Pilarcik

.438

Triandos

.333

2 tied with

3

Zuverink

2-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Brooklyn

3-1

.750

15-10

3

2 tied with

.357

Cimoli

.318

2 tied with

5

Labine

3-0

Cincinnati

5-2

.714

19-9

8

Robinson

.406

Robinson

.381

2 tied with

6

Lawrence

4-1

Milwaukee

4-2

.667

18-9

6

Aaron

.417

Aaron

.378

Aaron

11

Burdette

5-2

Pittsburgh

3-2

.600

8-19

5

Thomas

.500

Groat

.352

Thomas

4

Friend

3-3

Philadelphia

4-3

.571

16-12

6

Hamner

.419

Hamner

.367

2 tied with

4

Sanford

4-1

New York

2-4

.333

12-17

5

Schoendiens

.379

2 tied with

.321

Sauer

7

Gomez

6-1

St. Louis

2-5

.286

13-14

5

Moon

.357

Musial

.354

Moon

8

Jackson

4-1

Chicago

0-4

.000

7-18

5

Walls

.375

Moryn

.271

2 tied with

4

Drott

2-4

BOBBY THOMSON
Braves' outfielder and 1951 Giant hero was NL's worst batter, with .156 average.

LARRY DOBY
White Sox veteran slugger paced team in hitting for week with robust .421 mark.

RUBEN GOMEZ
Giants' right-handed hurler won two games during week to lead NL with 6-1 record.

WALT MORYN
Cub outfielder's .271 batting mark was good enough to lead weak-hitting club.

AL PILARCIK
Orioles' young outfielder hit at .438 clip to lead team in batting for week.

BROOKS LAWRENCE
Redlegs' biggest winner in 1956 beat Phils to lead team's pitchers with 4-1.

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

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