July 18, 1969 Joe Hedash excels on the mound and at the plate to help Coaldale post an 8-5 District 18 Little League win over Jim Thorpe. Hedash strikes out nine batters to earn the pitching win and bangs out two hits, one of them a home run, to lead his team's offense. Bob Popik finishes with a pair of hits and a run while Nick King contributes a key double. Joe Bubon chips in with a hit and two runs scored.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013