On This Date: June 17, 1961
June 17, 1961 — A brilliant pitching performance from Marty Gursky leads Palmerton to a 6-1 legion victory over Southern Lehigh. Gursky tosses all nine innings, scattering six hits and walking four while striking out 15. Paul Hydro and Bobby Gelatko both drill solo homers for the winners, who break a tie game with four runs in the fifth inning. Luke Sebo and Frank Bydlon contribute RBI singles during the big frame, while Don Deemer finishes the contest with two hits and a run.