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June 3, 1949 Joe Yatsko collects three hits, two of them triples, to help lead Nesquehoning to an 8-6 Panther Valley League win over Tamaqua. The winners use a four-run sixth inning to offset a deficit and take the lead for good. Johnny Stianchi adds a home run and scores twice while Pete Labosky contributes two hits, one a double, and a run scored. Walter Gantz gains the pitching win, tossing all nine innings while striking out six. For Tamaqua, Jimmy Young finishes with three hits, one of them a homer.