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On This Date: (July 8, 1955)

July 8, 1955 - A strong pitching performance from Larry Silliman helps lead Palmerton to a 5-1 Tri-County League victory over the Valley All-Stars. Silliman tosses a five-hitter, allowing just a fourth-inning run during his nine innings of work. Tom Wargo collects two hits, one a triple, as the winners pound out 11 hits. Gerry Rehrig also delivers a single and a double, while Dave Jones finishes with a pair of singles. Palmerton uses two-run innings in the fourth and sixth to help gain the victory.