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On This Date: (Aug. 6, 1964)

August 6, 1964 - Joe Gazdick and Ron Slivka both collect a hit and score two runs to help Nesquehoning earn a 9-8 victory over Jim Thorpe in a Panther Valley Little League Tournament game. The winners use a four-run third inning to grab a sizable lead, and then hang on for the victory. Joe Evans finishes with a hit and a run, while Billy Hunsicker tosses all six innings for the win. Hunsicker walks two and strikes out three. For Thorpe, Ron McFarland ends the contest with three hits and scores a pair of runs.