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On This Date: (June 5, 1977)

June 5, 1977 - A timely double play helps Tamaqua hold on for a 9-8 Pocono Mountain League victory over West End. With the bases loaded and one out, Tamaqua shortstop Rick Jones fields a ground ball, steps on second and fires to Dave Yelito at first to end the game. Bob Miller collects three hits, including two solo homers, for the winners while Dave Piccin adds a two-run double and a two-run homer. The Travelers also receive three hits from Bob Popik, and two hits and two RBIs from Jones.