On This Date: Aug. 12, 1960
August 12, 1960 — Joe Simcik gains the pitching win and also contributes at the plate to lead Lansford to a 5-3 Panther Valley Little League tournament victory over Tamaqua. Simcik tosses shutout ball for five innings before allowing runs in the sixth. He helps his own cause with two hits and a run. The winners, who jump out to a lead with two first-inning runs, receive a hit and two runs from Benek and Kosciolek. For Tamaqua, Mike Baddick collects a pair of hits and a run.