June 24, 1955 Joe Kopena, Joe Thomas, Dave Evans and Durbin Wagner all collect three hits to lead Tamaqua to a 17-7 Tri-County legion win over Palmerton. Kopena hits a home run in the contest and scores three runs. Evans also crosses home three times for the winners. Bernie Getsie contributes to the victory with a pair of hits, one a triple, and three runs while Mike Stebilla adds two hits. Charlie Astolfi earns the pitching win, going all nine inning. For Palmerton, Les Sweitzer finishes with three hits, one a homer, and scores three runs.
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