On This Date: Aug. 10, 1970
August 10, 1970 — Jim Redline and Leroy Strohl hit back-to-back homers in the third inning to help propel Jim Thorpe to a 6-4 victory over Tamaqua in a Panther Valley Little League tournament game. Redline connects for a two-run shot while Strohl follows with his solo blast. Richie Reis contributes two hits, an RBI and a run, while Jim Albert adds a pair of hits and a run. Redline and Billy Reick both finish with two hits. Dan Herman scatters five hits and strikes out six to gain the pitching win. For Tamaqua, Joe Barrett collects three hits, one of them a three-run homer.