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June 27, 2008

Yogi Berra Helps Hit Yankees To Blowout Win Over Athletics

by @ 4:43 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Art Ditmar, Duke Maas, Gil McDougald, Yogi Berra, Zach Monroe

June 27, 1958 at Municipal Stadium
Yankees 10, Athletics 3  (42-22)

The Yankees made it three straight wins in a 10-3 blowout in the Yankees opener against the Athletics.  Gil McDougald went two for five with a double, three RBIs and a run.  Yogi Berra went three for four with a triple, a walk, two RBIs and three runs.

Duke Maas didn’t last long in this one and he was shelled for three runs in two innings.  The pen picked him up through and Zach Monroe and Art Ditmar combined to throw seven innings of shutout relief.  Ditmar picked up the win and he improved to 2-0 on the season.

June 21, 2008

Yankees Held to Six Hits In Another Shutout Loss

by @ 4:26 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Duke Maas, Norm Siebern

June 21, 1958 at Briggs Stadium
Tigers 1, Yankees 0  (38-21)

The Yankees outhit the Tigers 6-4 but the Tigers scored the lone run in a solid pitchers duel between Frank Lary and Duke Maas.  Maas gave up just one run on four hits and a walk with three strikeouts in seven innings but one of those hits was a solo homer by Al Kaline that proved to be the difference.

Norm Siebern was the only Yankee with a pair of hits.  All six Yankees hits were singles.

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