On This Date (July 23, 1990): Tamaqua LL tops Nesquers – Times News Online – tnonline.com
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Since May of 1999, the Times News Sports Department has featured an On This Date practically every day, highlighting an event that happened in the past. With the coronavirus putting a halt to most sports locally and nationally, the On This Dates have been expanded to the stories that actually ran in the next day’s newspaper. Today’s On This Date story is from July 23, 1990).
By Joe Plasko
TIMES NEWS Staff
The double play can be a pitcher’s best friend, and it certainly was for Tamaqua and hurler Tommy LeMasters against Nesquehoning last night.
The twin killing allowed Tamaqua to get out of a bases-loaded, no out jam in the sixth and hold on for a 6-4 triumph in District 18 11-12 Little League play.
The victory kept Tamaqua unbeaten in the tournament and advanced the Tams to the final round