August 6, 1948 Lou Brida strikes out nine batters and tosses all nine innings to help lead last-place Coaldale to an 8-5 upset win over first-place Lehighton in a Panther Valley League contest. Mike Sachon collects three hits and scores three runs for the winners, while Gene Ambrose adds a pair of hits and two runs. Coaldale also receives two hits from Brida, John Welsh, Al Zummers and Frank Radocha.
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Saturday, August 6, 2011