July 27, 1956 Steve Yasenchak singles home Jim Kristoff with two outs in the ninth inning to complete a comeback and give Tamaqua a 4-3 walk-off win over Lehighton in Tri-County Legion action. Trailing 3-0, the winners tie the game in the eighth frame on a two-run double by Larry Leitzel and RBI single by Bob Lusky. Yasenchak, Leitzel and Dave Evans all finish with two hits. Kristoff earns the pitching win with two scoreless innings of relief. Starter Joe Thomas strikes out eight batters in his seven innings of work.
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