August 13, 1958 Tony Rose belts a pair of home runs to help Nesquehoning gain a 6-4 victory over Jim Thorpe in the opening game of the Panther Valley Little League tournament. Rose, who finishes with three hits, clubs a two-run homer in the first inning and adds a solo shot in the fifth. George Malaska strikes out seven batters to earn the pitching win. The Nesquers also receive two hits and a run scored from both Dave Jacobs and Paul Slivka. For Thorpe, Fred Breiswine blasts a three-run homer.
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Saturday, August 13, 2011