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June 20, 2008

Yankees Held to Five Hits In Loss to Tigers

by @ 4:25 pm. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Bob Turley, Bobby Shantz, Tony Kubek, Virgil Trucks, Yogi Berra

June 20, 1958 at Briggs Stadium
Tigers 7, Yankees 1  (38-20)

The Yankees still couldn’t figure out the Tigers regardless of the venue and in this one, the offense was held to just five hits.  Tony Kubek went two for three and Yogi Berra drove in the lone run with a solo homer in the fourth inning.

Bob Turley took the loss and he fell to 10-3.  He gave up three runs on four hits and four walks with two strikeouts in six innings.  Virgil Trucks and Bobby Shantz combined to give up four runs in the seventh inning to complete the blowout.

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.

June 6, 2008

Mickey Mantle Homers Twice In Win Over Indians

by @ 3:44 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Andy Carey, Bob Turley, Mickey Mantle, Tony Kubek

June 6, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 6, Indians 5  (31-12)

Mickey Mantle had a huge day at the plate as the Yankees held off the Indians to pick up the win in their series opener.  Mantle was three for three with a walk, two homers and four RBIs.  Andy Carey and Tony Kubek both had three hits and two runs in the win.  For Mantle, the two homers brought his season total up to ten.

Bob Turley improved to 9-1 with a rocky but effective outing.  He gave up five runs on seven hits and four walks with nine strikeouts in another complete game.

June 3, 2008

Johnny Kucks Throws Two Hit Shutout

by @ 3:33 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - June, Bill Skowron, Gil McDougald, Hank Bauer, Johnny Kucks, Mickey Mantle, Tony Kubek, Yogi Berra

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.

May 30, 2008

Yankees Losing Streak Extended to Four Games After Doubleheader Sweep By Senators

by @ 3:53 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Bob Grim, Bobby Shantz, Gil McDougald, Harry Simpson, Tony Kubek, Whitey Ford

May 30, 1958 at Municipal Stadium
Senators 13, Yankees 8  (25-9)

For the first time all season, the Yankees had a three game losing streak and this time it was the pitching and defense that got them into trouble.  Whitey Ford last just three innings but four of the six runs he gave up were unearned.  Bob Grim also had a tough time and he gave up five runs on four hits and a walk with three strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings.  He fell to 0-1 on the season.

Harry Simpson had a team high four hits and he drove in three runs.  Gil McDougald singled twice, drew a walk, drove in a run and scored.

May 30, 1958 at Municipal Stadium
Senators 7, Yankees 2  (25-10)

The Senators handed the Yankees their fourth straight loss as the doubleheader between the two teams resulted in a sweep.  Bobby Shantz had a tough start and he fell to 4-1.  He gave up five runs on six hits with six strikeouts in seven innings and three of the six hits he gave up went over the fence.

Gil McDougald singled, drew a walk and drove in both Yankees runs.  Tony Kubek had a team high two hits and he 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.

May 16, 2008

Whitey Ford Pitches Yankees to Third Straight Win

by @ 3:55 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Gil McDougald, Tony Kubek, Whitey Ford

May 16, 1958 at Griffith Stadium
Yankees 7, Senators 2  (16-5)

Whitey Ford got it done on the mound for the Yankees as they picked up their third straight win to continue their impressive start to the season.  Ford improved to 3-2 and he gave up two runs on eight hits and four walks with five strikeouts in the complete game win.

Gil McDougald was the hitting star in the win.  He went two for two with two walks and a two run homer.  Tony Kubek went three for four with a double and two RBIs.

May 14, 2008

Bob Turley Wins Pitchers Duel In Yankees Win

by @ 3:53 am. Filed under 1958 Yankees, 1958 Yankees Diary - May, Bob Turley, Mickey Mantle, Tony Kubek

May 14, 1958 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 1, Orioles 0  (15-5)

Bob Turley did it again with his first shutout of theseason.  He gave up just four hits and five walks and he struck out seven.  The win pushed his record to 5-0 on the season.

The Yankees lone run came in the fourth inning.  After a one out single by Tony Kubek, Mickey Mantle doubled with two outs to drive him home.

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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