On This Date: Aug. 9, 1949
August 9, 1949 — Al Zummers collects three hits, scores two runs and also gains the pitching win as Coaldale defeats Nesquehoning, 10-5, to clinch the Panther Valley League regular season championship. Zummers finishes with two singles and a triple, while striking out 10 batters. Tom Willing contributes two hits, one a double, and a pair of runs to the victory, while Cal Mock and Gene Ambrose each add two hits and a run. The Nesquers, who grab a 4-0 lead before Coaldale rallies, receives three hits and two runs from Joe Yatsko.