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June 28, 2008

Whitey Ford Wins 100th Game With Three Hit Shutout

by @ 4:47 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Andy Carey, Norm Siebern, Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra

June 28, 1958 at Municipal Stadium
Yankees 8, Athletics 0  (43-22)

White Ford threw a three hit shutout and the Yankees piled on eight runs as the Yankees picked up their fourth straight win.  Ford improved to 9-3 and he gave up just two walks and he struck out eight.  It was Ford’s 100th career win.

Yogi Berra led the way at the plate. He went two for four with a homerun and three RBIs.  Norm Siebern and Andy Carey also left the park in the win.

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 24, 2008

Jerry Lumpe’s Three Run Blast Helps Push Yankees Over White Sox

by @ 4:40 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Bob Turley, Jerry Lumpe, Mickey Mantle, Norm Siebern, Ryne Duren

June 24, 1958 at Comiskey Park
Yankees 6, White Sox 2  (40-22)

The Yankees evened up their series with the White Sox in a game where five of the six Yankee runs came via the long ball.  Mickey Mantle and Norm Siebern both belted solo homers and Jerry Lumpe belted a big three run blast in the fourth inning.  For Mantle, it was his thirteenth of the season.  For Lumpe, it was his first major league homer of his career.

Bob Turley threw a nice game and he improved to 11-3.  He gave up two runs on seven hits and three walks with four strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings.  Ryne Duren picked up his eleventh save in impressive fashion.  He walked just one batter and struck out six in 2 2/3 innings of no-hit relief.

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.

June 14, 2008

Yankees Blow Comeback In Loss to Tigers

by @ 4:18 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Johnny Kucks, Norm Siebern, Ryne Duren, Yogi Berra

June 14, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Tigers 4, Yankees 3  (35-17)

The Yankees came back in the eighth inning to take a one run lead only to have the Tigers scored two in the ninth to steal the win.  Ryne Duren gave up the final run and he took the loss.  He fell to 3-2 while Johnny Kucks decent start went to waste.  He gave up three runs on nine hits and one walk with two strikeouts seven innings of work.

Yogi Berra had the big hit with an eighth inning three run homer.  It was his tenth homer of the season and Norm Siebern went three for four with an RBI.

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.

May 13, 2008

Don Larsen Pitches, Hits Yankees to Win Over Orioles

by @ 3:50 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer, Norm Siebern

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 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.

April 22, 2008

Yankees Run Up the Score In Sixth Straight Win

by @ 3:18 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - April, Gil McDougald, Norm Siebern, Ryne Duren, Tom Sturdivant

April 22, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 12, Red Sox 7  (7-1)

The Yankees didn’t get the pitching they’d grown accustomed to this early in the season but it didn’t matter because the hitters broke out in a big way.  Five different Yankees had two RBIs while four scored at least a pair of runs.  Norm Siebern was the hitting star. He had a team high three hits and he homered, drew a walk, drove in two and scored twice.  Gil McDougald also went yard in the win.

Tom Sturdivant gave up all seven runs but he still picked up the win.  He gave up nineteen baserunners (twelve hits and seven walks) but still managed to pick up the win.  Ryne Duren got the final two outs and he picked up his second save of the season.

April 20, 2008

Bob Turley Throws Four Hit Shutout In Yankees Fourth Straight Win

by @ 3:06 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - April, Bob Turley, Gil McDougald, Mickey Mantle, Norm Siebern

April 20, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 7, Orioles 0  (5-1)

The Yankees got yet another outstanding pitching performance as they rattled off their fourth straight win.  This time it was Bob Turley who dealt a gem.  He gave up just four hits and seven walks with eight strikeouts in the complete game shutout.

Norm Siebern belted a homer and he drove in two runs in the win.  Mickey Mantle and Gil McDougald each had two hits and two runs a piece. 

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