On This Date: Aug. 15, 1987
August 15, 1987 — Mike Baddick’s three-run homer caps a sixth-inning rally that lifts Tamaqua to an 8-6 victory over Franklin Township in a Panther Valley Little League tournament game. Matt Matukonis adds a two-run double in the sixth, as the winners score five times to turn a three-run deficit into a lead. Todd Rottet, who earns the victory in relief, adds a pair of hits including a solo homer. Jerry Petrole also delivers a two-run single. Rottet strikes out nine and walks three.