ON THIS DATE
August 1, 1949 Jack Esrang collects three hits and knocks in two runs to help Mauch Chunk earn a 9-4 Panther Valley League victory over Tamaqua. Joe Marzen gains the pitching win, tossing all nine innings and allowing seven hits. Marzen walks three and strikes out four. Johnny Watto and Artie Stermer both finish with two hits and a pair of runs scored, while Fritzie Watto contributes a hit and two RBI. The winners also receive a hit and two runs scored from Franny O'Donnell.