August 16, 1966 Dave Piccin hits a grand slam during an eight-run fifth inning to help Tamaqua gain a 9-7 victory over Coaldale in the Panther Valley Little League tournament. The winners send 11 batters to the plate during the big frame, which wipes out a 3-0 deficit. Mark McHugh contributes to the Tamaqua cause with two hits and a pair of runs scored. Glenn Behr chips in with two hits and a run scored. Francis Ames earns the pitching win while Behr works out of a sixth-inning jam to record the save.
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