On This Date: June 24, 1948
June 24, 1948 — Joe Yatsko delivers a game-tying home run and Bob Donegan comes through with the game-winning hit to lift Nesquehoning to a 10-9 Panther Valley League victory over Mauch Chunk. Yatsko smashes a three-run shot in the seventh to knot the contest at 9-9. In the eighth, Donegan’s RBI hit chases home the difference maker. Lou Higgins collects three hits and scores twice for the winners, while Donegan also ends with three hits. Bernie Krajcir and Tom Stianci each follows with a pair of hits and two runs.