July 17, 1953 Larry Hill fires a two-hitter to lead Lehighton to a 4-1 Tri-County League win over Mauch Chunk. Hill, who loses his shutout bid by giving up a run in the ninth inning, strikes out eight batters. Hill also contributes two hits at the plate, one of them an RBI double. Jackie Mullen delivers a two-run triple for the winners, managed by "Moose" Kunkle. Danny Frank adds a run-scoring hit while Dick Eckhart chips in with a hit and run scored.
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