ON THIS DATE
August 9, 1946 Joe "Flatty" Klepic tosses a six-hitter and strikes out 12 batters to lead Coaldale to a 9-1 Panther Valley League win over Mauch Chunk. Klepic also helps out his own cause by collecting two hits at the plate and scoring a run. Steve Polansky paces the offense with three hits, one a triple, and two runs scored. The winners also receive two hits from Eddie Marasiak, Tilly Salvadore and Andy Semko.