Sport: BASEBALL'S BIG TEN, Jul. 28, 1952

The league leaders this week

With the baseball season just over the midseason hump, the 1952 pennant races had a strangely familiar look. In the National League, the Brooklyn Dodgers had pulled 7½ games ahead of the faltering Giants, were racing along at a .728 clip (mainly by winning 38 out of 39 games from the second-division Pirates, Reds and Braves). In the American League, the New York Yankees, despite the loss of Joe DiMaggio and Second Baseman Jerry Coleman (recalled by the Marines), had stretched their lead to 4½ games over the Boston Red Sox. The league leaders at week's end:


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