August 27, 1959 Tamaqua receives home runs from Tom Brockel and Bob Fritzinger to aid a 7-2 victory over Jim Thorpe in the Panther Valley Little League tournament. Brockel and Fritzinger both finish with two hits for the winners, who score five runs in the first inning, while Paul Collins adds a double and run scored. H. Donald pitches a one-hitter to gain the mound win. Billy Wishousky also chips in with a hit and run scored.