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September 16, 1957
Erratic Yankees' first doubleheader loss of the season came last week against the sixth-place Orioles as George Kell (left) got three hits and knocked in four runs in the first game and Connie Johnson (right) struck out 14 men to win the second.
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September 16, 1957

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TEAM PERFORMANCES

TEAM LEADERS

This week (8/31 to 9/7)

         

Batting

   

Season

Homers Week

Week

Season

Homers Season

Pitching Season

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chicago

5-2

.714

80-54

8

Fox

.357

Fox

.321

Doby

14

Pierce

19-10

Detroit

5-2

.714

68-67

7

Bolling

.333

Kaline

.293

Maxwell

23

Bunning

17-7

Boston

5-3

.625

73-62

11

Jensen

.333

Williams

.376

Williams

33

Brewer

15-11

Baltimore

5-4

.556

65-70

1

Kell

.519

Boyd

.311

Trucks

15

Johnson

13-9

Cleveland

3-3

.500

66-69

5

Wertz

.348

Woodling

.323

2 tied with

23

Wynn

14-16

New York

4-5

.444

86-51

3

Simpson

.360

Mantle

.369

Mantle

34

Sturdivant

13-6

Washington

3-5

.375

52-83

4

Sievers

.357

Sievers

.300

Sievers

36

Ramos

11-14

Kansas City

0-6

.000

50-84

3

Held

.304

Smith

.300

Zernial

20

Morgan

9-6

NATIONAL LEAGUE

St. Louis

6-3

.667

77-59

7

Ennis

.394

Musial

.340

Musial

29

2 tied with

13-8

Cincinnati

6-4

.600

70-67

14

Robinson

.381

Robinson

.325

Crowe

30

Lawrence

14-11

Milwaukee

5-4

.556

83-52

13

Hazle

.346

Aaron

.322

Aaron

39

Spahn

19-8

Brooklyn

5-4

.556

77-60

10

Furillo

.432

Furillo

.305

Snider

37

Drysdale

14-8

Philadelphia

5-5

.500

69-68

7

Ashburn

.419

Bouchee

.299

2 tied with

18

Sanford

17-6

Pittsburgh

5-5

.500

53-83

6

Freese

.429

Groat

.322

Thomas

19

Friend

11-17

New York

4-5

.444

66-74

12

Mays

.342

Mays

.333

Mays

32

Gomez

14-12

Chicago

2-8

.200

51-83

7

Neeman

.333

Moryn

.294

Banks

34

Drott

12-11

Erratic Yankees' first doubleheader loss of the season came last week against the sixth-place Orioles as George Kell (left) got three hits and knocked in four runs in the first game and Connie Johnson (right) struck out 14 men to win the second.

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

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