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June 29, 2008

Bob Turley, Yankees Pen Roughed Up In Loss to Athletics

by @ 4:48 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Art Ditmar, Bob Turley, Mickey Mantle, Moose Skowron

June 29, 1958 at Municipal Stadium
Athletics 12, Yankees 6  (43-23)

Bob Turley and the bullpen were knocked around as the Yankees failed to sweep the Athletics on the road.  Turley gave up three runs in 3 2/3 innings and it was Art Ditmar who took the loss.  He fell to 2-1 and he gave up two runs in his one inning of relief.

Mickey Mantle belted his fourteenth homerun of the season in the loss.  Moose Skowron went one for three with two walks and two runs.

June 26, 2008

Moose Skowron Drives In A Pair, Yankees Edge White Sox

by @ 4:42 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Art Ditmar, Johnny Kucks, Moose Skowron, Norm Siebern

June 26, 1958 at Comiskey Park
Yankees 4, White Sox 3  (41-22)

The Yankees won what turned out to be their rubber game with the White Sox in a close contest.  Moose Skowron singled and he drove in two runs in the Yankees three run sixth inning and Norm Siebern went yard with what turned out to be the game winner, a solo homer in the seventh inning.

Johnny Kucks improved to 6-3 with a solid start.  He gave up three runs on seven hits and three walks in 6 1/3 innings.  Art Ditmar didn’t allow a baserunner in 1 2/3 shutout innings and he picked up his first save of the season.

June 17, 2008

Whitey Ford Throws Three Hitter, Yankees Snap Four Game Skid

by @ 4:20 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Hank Bauer, Moose Skowron, Whitey Ford

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 1, 2008

Andy Carey Homers Twice In Yankees Win

by @ 3:23 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Andy Carey, Bob Turley, Elston Howard, Moose Skowron

June 1, 1958 at Fenway Park
Yankees 10, Red Sox 4  (27-10)

Andy Carey had a career day at the Yankees trounced the Red Sox to wrap up a two game sweep.  Carey was a perfect five for five with two homers, a double, four RBIs and three runs.  Elston Howard also had a nice day at the plate and he went three for five with a double, two runs and two RBIs.  Moose Skowron had just one single, but he drove in three runs.

Bob Turley bounced back from his first loss of the season and he improved to 8-1.  He gave up four runs on five hits and four walks with ten strikeouts in the complete game win.

May 11, 2008

Yankees Split Doubleheader With Senators

by @ 3:19 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Art Ditmar, Bobby Shantz, Hank Bauer, Johnny Kucks, Mickey Mantle, Moose Skowron, Ryne Duren

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.

May 10, 2008

Whitey Ford Leads Yankees In Shutout Win Over Senators

by @ 4:17 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Gil McDougald, Jerry Lumpe, Moose Skowron, Ryne Duren, Whitey Ford

May 10, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 8, Senators 0  (12-4)

Whitey Ford and Ryne Duren combined to throw a six hit shutout as the Yankees picked up their third win in a row.  Ford improved to 2-2 and he gave up six hits with five strikeouts in seven shutout innings.  Duren was equally impressive with two shutout innings in which he walked two and struck out five.

Gil McDougald and Jerry Lumpe both had three hits and two runs a piece in the win.  Moose Skowron belted a two run homer in the third inning, his fourth long ball of the season.

May 2, 2008

Bob Turley Improves to 3-0 In Yankees Win Over Athletics

by @ 3:20 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Bob Turley, Moose Skowron, Norm Siebern, Tony Kubek

May 2, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 8, Athletics 1  (10-4)

Bob Turley continued to shine as the Yankees opened the month of May with a win.  He gave up just one run (first run of the season) on four hits and three walks with three strikeouts in the complete game.  The win improved his record to a perfect 3-0.

Moose Skowron belted his third homerun of the season and he finished with a team high three RBIs.  Norm Siebern went two for three with a double, two RBIs and three runs and Tony Kubek went three for four with a run and an RBI.

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