July 3, 1948 Ernie Rossi collects five hits to lead a potent Lansford offense that cruises to a 14-4 Tri-County Legion win over Slatington. Rossi also scores two runs for the winners, who use a seven-run fourth inning to take control of the game. Morgie Shinton contributes three hits and a pair of runs scored while "Crystal" Hanas blasts a home run and double. Pete Shears and Phillipovich each add two hits and a run while Joe Chuckran gains the pitching win. Chuckran scatters seven hits and strikes out five batters.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012