August 1, 1954 Jim Thorpe moves into first place in the Tri-County Junior Legion standings by posting a 6-4 victory over Hazleton. Lefty Bobby Higgins earns the pitching win, tossing all nine innings. Higgins allows seven hits and strikes out seven batters. Mike Hodor collects two hits, one a two-run double, while Dale Harter also adds a pair of hits. The winners also receive a double and run scored from Lew Anthony.
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