On This Date: Aug. 19, 1968
August 19, 1968 — Tony Sodroski rips a home run and adds a single to help Summit Hill edge Jim Thorpe, 8-7, in a Panther Valley Little League tournament game. Rich Porambo collects three hits for the winners, who will go on to capture the tourney title, while Bill O’Gurek contributes a pair of doubles. Ron Carulli earns the victory, walking five and striking out nine. For Thorpe, Frank Albert finishes with three hits, while Mike McHale ends with two.