August 13, 1966 Francis Ames fires a six-hitter to lead Tamaqua to a 9-1 win over Coaldale in the Panther Valley Little League tournament. Ames strikes out six batters and nearly tosses a shutout, giving up a run in the final frame. He also collects three hits, one a double, and scores two runs. Bob Richards contributes two hits and two runs scored, while Jack Barrett adds a hit and scores a pair of runs.
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Friday, August 13, 2010