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BASEBALL X-RAY
May 06, 1957
LOU SKIZAS Athletics second-year right fielder got off to fast start as AL home run leader.
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May 06, 1957

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (4/21—4/27)

         

Batting

     

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Boston

6-1

.857

7-3

4

Williams

.385

Williams

.400

Williams

3

Sisler

2-0

Baltimore

4-2

.667

5-5

4

Boyd

.421

Kell

.361

5 Tied

1

Fornieles

2-0

Chicago

3-2

.600

6-2

3

Fox

.381

Fox

.412

Lollar

4

Harshman

2-0

Kansas City

4-3

.571

6-5

12

Simpson

.444

Simpson

.364

Skizas

5

Trucks

2-0

Cleveland

3-3

.500

4-5

4

Wertz

.364

Wertz

.375

Maris

3

Score

2-1

Detroit

2-4

.333

3-7

4

Bertoia

.476

Bertoia

.440

Tuttle

2

3 Tied with

1-1

New York

2-4

.333

5-4

9

Skowron

.391

Mantle

.355

Skowron

4

Ford

2-0

Washington

1-6

.143

3-8

2

Sievers

.345

Sievers

.356

Sievers

4

Ramos

1-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Milwaukee

5-1

.833

8-1

12

Adcock

.476

Adcock

.367

Adcock

5

Spahn

3-0

Brooklyn

4-2

.667

7-2

3

Hodges

.381

Gilliam

.385

Snider

3

5 Tied with

1-0

Cincinnati

4-3

.571

4-6

7

Robinson

.409

Bailey

.364

Crowe

3

Hacker
Nuxhall

1-0
1-0

New York

4-3

.571

5-5

7

Virgil

.375

Mays

.351

Sauer

4

Gomez

3-0

Philadelphia

3-3

.500

4-5

5

Repulski

.412

Bouchee

.314

Jones

2

3 tied with

1-0

Chicago

2-4

.333

3-5

6

Fondy

.333

Fondy

.324

Speake
Neeman

2
2

Littlefield
Collum

1-0
1-0

Pittsburgh

2-5

.286

3-7

6

Groat

.407

Groat

.342

Thomas

3

Purkey

2-0

St. Louis

1-4

.200

2-5

5

Musial

.524

Musial

.536

Moon
Ennis

2
2

Jones
Wehmeier

1-0
1-0

LOU SKIZAS
Athletics second-year right fielder got off to fast start as AL home run leader.

ROGER MARIS
Indians left fielder topped AL rookies in batting (.325), home runs (3) and RBIs (9).

RENO BERTOIA
Tigers ex-bonus baby led AL at .440 and was best Detroit hitter for week.

ED BOUCHEE
Phillies first baseman led his team and NL rookies with .314 batting average.

DAVE SISLER
Red Sox sophomore pitcher paced staff with 2-0 mark. Both wins were over Yanks.

BOB LEMON
Indian veteran trailed AL pitchers with worst ERA and no games completed.

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

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