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June 11, 2008

Yankees Sweep Doubleheader Over Athletics

by @ 4:06 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Bob Turley, Bobby Richardson, Don Larsen, Elston Howard, Norm Siebern, Ryne Duren, Tony Kubek, Yogi Berra

June 11, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 10, Athletics 2  (33-14)

Elston Howard and Tony Kubek led the way at the plate for the Yankees in their first game of a doubleheader with the Athletics.  Kubek went three for five with a homerun, three RBIs and two runs while Howard went three for four with a double, a triple, three RBIs and a run.  Yogi Berra pitched in with a solo homer, his ninth long ball of the season.

Don Larsen improved to a perfect 5-0 with a solid start.  He gave up two runs on six hits and seven walks with five strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.  Ryne Duren held the Athletics to just one hit in the final 2 2/3 innings and he earned save number nine.

June 11, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 2, Athletics 1  (34-14)

The Yankees finished up their sweep over the Athletics behind another great start by Bob Turley.  He improved to 10-1 and he gave up just a single run on six hits and three walks with three strikeouts in the complete game win.

The Yankees managed just five hits to go along with their six walks but it was enough for the win.  Bobby Richardson tripled and drove in a run while Norm Siebern singled, drew two walks and scored a run.

June 8, 2008

Yankees Lose Two to Indians

by @ 3:47 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Andy Carey, Art Ditmar, Bobby Richardson, Enos Slaughter, Johnny Kucks, Mickey Mantle, Sal Maglie

June 8, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Indians 14, Yankees 1  (32-13)

The Yankees suffered their most lopsided loss of the season in the first game of their doubleheader with the Indians.  Johnny Kucks gave up three runs on four hits and he got just one batter out in the first inning before Art Ditmar came into the game.  Ditmar gave up eleven runs in 6 2/3 innings but just five of those were earned because the Yankees made three errors in the contest.

Andy Carey and Bobby Richardson each had three hits in the blowout loss.  Richardson also stole his first base of the season and he scored the lone Yankee run.

June 8, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Indians 5, Yankees 4  (32-14)

After taking the first two games in their series with the Indians, the Yankees lost two to them in one day as they dropped both games of their doubleheader.  Sal Maglie gave up four runs in three innings in his start but the Yankees came back to tie it up in the fifth.  Unfortunately Johnny Kucks gave up a six inning run that turned out to be the difference in the game.

Enos Slaughter went two for three with a walk, a homerun and two runs.  Mickey Mantle hit a solo shot in the fourth inning, his eleventh homer of the season.

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