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June 19, 1958 at Cleveland Stadium
Yankees 9, indians 3 (38-19)
The Yankees finished up a sweep over the Indians in grand fashion. Four Yankees belted a total of five homeruns and it was Andy Carey who led the way with two blasts. He drove in three while Enos Slaughter, Elston Howard and Hank Bauer all went yard as well.
Johnny Kucks improved to 5-3 on the season. HE gave up three runs on eight hits and two walks with four strikeouts in the complete game win.
June 18, 1958 at Cleveland Stadium
Yankees 3, Indians 2 (37-19)
Hank Bauer and Elston Howard homered in the Yankees three run first inning and while that was all the Yankees would get, it was good enough for the win. Howard finished the game 2-4 and his homerun was a two run shot.
Art Ditmar won his first decision of the season and he improved to 1-0. He gave up two unearned runs on three hits and two walks with two strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings. Ryne Duren didn’t allow a baserunner and he struck out two in 2 1/3 innings of relief. That was good for his tenth save of the season.
June 17, 1958 at Cleveland Stadium
Yankees 4, Indians 0 (36-19)
The Yankees snapped their four game losing streak behind an exceptional three hit shutout by Whitey Ford. He gave up just the three hits with two walks and he struck out ten.
Moose Skowron had the big blast with three run homer in the sixth inning. Hank Bauer went three for four and he scored one of the Yankees runs.
June 3, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 13, White Sox 0 (29-10)
For the second straight game, a Yankee starter hurled a shutout and this time it was Johnny Kucks who got it done with a two hitter. He walked three and struck out two and the win pushed his record to 4-1.
Mickey Mantle, Bill Skowron and Yogi Berra all went yard in this one. Tony Kubek, Mantle and Gil McDougald all drove in three runs in the blowout while Hank Bauer and Mantle scored three runs each.
June 2, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 3, White Sox 0 (28-10)
The Yankees kicked off their homestand with a win behind a solid seven hit shutout by Whitey Ford. He walked four and struck out ten and the win pushed his record to 6-2 on the season.
Hank Bauer belted a pair of solo homers and that brought his season total up to five on the season. Mickey Mantle hit a solo homer of his own and like Bauer, it was his fifth of the season. Bauer’s second homer was a huge shot that hit off of the facing of the upper deck.
May 28, 1958 at Municipal Stadium
Athletics 4, Yankees 3 (25-8)
The Yankees blew a three run lead and for just the second time this season, they lost back to back games. Tom Sturdivant had a 3-0 lead but he gave up four runs between the fifth and sixth inning and he fell to 1-2. A field error by Marv Throneberry resulted in two unearned runs in the sixth inning.
Hank Bauer was the hitting star in the loss. He went two for four with his third homer and two runs. Yogi Berra drew a pair of walks and he scored the other Yankees run.
May 22, 1958 at Briggs Stadium
Yankees 5, Tigers 4 (22-5)
The Yankees changed ballparks but the end result was still the same as they pulled of a tight one against the Tigers. Marv Throneberry belted a solo homer in the top of the ninth to win it and he finished with three runs in the contest. Hank Bauer drew a walk, drove in one and scored.
Ryne Duren picked up the win despite giving up the tying run in the eighth inning. He gave up just a solo homer with five strikeouts in three innings of relief.
May 20, 1958 at Comiskey Park
Yankees 5, White Sox 1 (20-5)
The Yankees impressive start to the season continued behind an exceptional start by Johnny Kucks. He gave up just one run on five hits and five walks with three strikeouts in the complete game win and he improved to 2-1 on the season.
Mickey Mantle, Hank Bauer and Marv Throneberry all belted solo shots in the win. Mantle finished with two hits, a walk and two runs.
May 13, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 3, Orioles 0 (14-5)
Don Larsen did it all as the Yankees got right back to winning with the Orioles in town. Larsen gave up just four hits and four walks with a strikeout in the shutout and he also helped out his own cause with a perfect day at the plate. He went two for two with a walk, a homerun and two runs.
Hank Bauer doubled and drove in two in the win. Norm Siebern went three for four with two doubles and a run.
May 11, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 4, Senators 3 (13-4)
The Yankees held off a late inning surge by the Senators in this one in order to win their fourth straight game in the first game of a Sunday doubleheader. Bobby Shantz was cruising along until the seventh inning when he started giving up runs. Single runs in the seventh, eighth and ninth innings made it a one run game and the Yankees needed Ryne Duren to get the final out of the game (with runners at the corners) to preserve the win. Shantz improved to 3-0 and he gave up three runson seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings. Duren picked up his fourth save when he got the one batter out.
Bill Skowron was the hitting star in the win. He went two for three with a walk, a run and an RBI. Hank Bauer went two for four with a triple and he scored one run.
May 11, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Senators 4, Yankees 0 (13-5)
The Yankees four game winning streak came to an abrupt end as the Yankees were shutout on five hits. It was the first shutout of the season for the Yanks and Mickey Mantle was the only hitter who reached base more then once with a pair of singles.
Johnny Kucks had a rough start and he fell to 1-1 with the loss. He gave up three runs on three hits and two walks with a strikeout in 3 1/3 innings. Art Ditmar was solid in relief and he gave up just one run on three hits and a walk with a strikeout in 4 2/3 innings.
April 21, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 4, Red Sox 1 (6-1)
Don Larsen not only got it done on the mound but also at the plate as the Yankees continued their impressive start to the season. Larsen improved to 2-0 and he gave up seven runs on three hits with eight strikeouts in five innings. He also belted a two run homer that turned out to be the difference in the win.
Hank Bauer also went yard in the game. Bill Skowron went two for four and he drove in a run.
April 16, 1978 at Fenway Park
Red Sox 3, Yankees 1 (1-1)
Tom Sturdivant was knocked around for three runs in five innings as the Yankees dropped their first game of the season. Sturdivant gave up the three runs on seven hits and two walks. Ryne Duren was solid with three shutout innings of relief but the hitters couldn’t get it done at the plate to mount a come back.
Gil McDougald doubled home Hank Bauer in the fifth inning to give the Yankees their only run. No Yankee reached base more then twice in the contest.
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