June 5, 1946 Eddie Gildea hits a grand slam and Larry Furey adds a solo homer to help lead Lansford to an 8-2 Panther Valley League victory over Seek. Gildea's blast comes in the fourth inning and breaks a scoreless tie. Alex Maketa earns the pitching win, allowing just four hits and three walks while striking out 14. Chester Trojan and "Peka" Daniels each add two hits and a run scored while Furey finishes with three runs.
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012