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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.

June 5, 2008

Yankees Split Doubleheader With White Sox

by @ 3:42 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Andy Carey, Bobby Shantz, Don Larsen, Enos Slaughter, Mickey Mantle, Ryne Duren, Sal Maglie

June 5, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 12, White Sox 5  (30-11)

The Yankees won their 30th game of the season in the first game of a doubleheader with the White Sox.  Mickey Mantle hit a solo homer for his eighth of the season and he finished with three runs while Enos Slaughter was a perfect three for three with a walk, two runs and two RBIs.

Don Larsen improved to perfect 4-0 even though he didn’t have his best stuff.  He gave up five runs on seven hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings.  Ryne Duren threw 2 2/3 shutout innings to close out the game and he picked up save number eight.

June 5, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
White Sox 3, Yankees 2  (30-12)

The Yankees had to settle for a split in their doubleheader and series with the White Sox after a 3-2 loss in the second game of the twinbilling.  Sal Maglie gave up an RBI single in the top of the ninth and that proved to be the deciding run but because the Yankees didn’t score either of their two runs until the bottom of the ninth, it was Bobby Shantz who took the loss despite a solid start.  He fell to 4-2 and he gave up two runs on ten hits and three walks with four strikeouts in eight innings of work.

Andy Carey had a pair of singles and he scored a run.  Mickey Mantle was 0 for 3, but he drew a walk and scored a run.

May 24, 2008

Yankees Held to Just Pair of Runs, Ten Game Winning Streak Ends

by @ 3:27 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Sal Maglie, Tony Kubek, Yogi Berra

May 24, 1958 at Briggs Stadium
Tigers 3, Yankees 2  (23-6)

The Yankees didn’t get much at the plate in this one as they dropped just their sixth game of the season.  Yogi Berra was the only Yankee with two hits.  He singled, doubled, drew a walk and scored a run.  Tony Kubek singled, walked and scored.

Sal Maglie took the loss and he fell to 1-1 on the season.  He gave up three runs on eight hits and four walks with two strikeouts in seven frames.

May 18, 2008

Yankees Sweep Doubleheader Over Senators, Extends Winning Streak to Six Games

by @ 3:59 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Bob Turley, Mickey Mantle, Ryne Duren, Sal Maglie, Tony Kubek

May 18, 1958 at Griffith Stadium
Yankees 5, Senators 2  (18-5)

Mickey Mantle and Sal Maglie both homered in the Yankees five run fourth inning that resulted in the Yankees fifth straight win.  Mantle’s homerun, his third of the season, was a solo shot while Maglie belted a three run blast to cap off the big inning.  For Maglie, it was his only hit of the season for the pitcher.

Maglie also got it done on the mound and he picked up his first win of the season.  He gave up two runs on seven hits and a walk with two strikeouts in eight innings.  Ryne Duren pitched a shutout ninth and he picked up his sixth save of the season.

May 18, 1958 at Griffith Stadium
Yankees 3, Senators 0  (19-5)

Bob Turley did it again as the Yankees won their sixth straight and they finished up both a series and doubleheader sweep over the Senators.  Turley improved to 6-0 and he gave up just five hits and a walk with six strikeouts in the shutout.

Mickey Mantle doubled home two of the Yankees run in a three run third inning.  Tony Kubek went two for four and he drove in a run and scored.

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