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On This Date: (Sept. 5, 1971)

September 5, 1971 - Bowmanstown sweeps both ends of a doubleheader against Saylorsburg to clinch the Pocono Mountain League championship. The winners bang out 15 hits - four by W. Rehrig - in the first game to earn a 7-2 victory. W. Kunkle adds three hits, while Conrad Rehrig collects a pair. Clint Koch goes the distance on the mound and strikes out 10. In the second contest, Bowmanstown pushes across a run in the 10th inning to pull out a 2-1 win. Willingham earns the pitching win, with Bob Ziegenfuss and Rich Paules both finishing with two hits.