1959 John Sartini drilled a two-run double and Earl Nagle
followed with an RBI two-bagger scoring Sartini with the winning run as Carter Rice rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to edge Ferland & Sons 5-4 in the American Division of the Darlington Little League. Rick Quinlan was the winning pitcher allowing four hits, fanning nine and walking eight. In Pawtucket Little League play, Bill Hartley, the league’s leading hitter, drilled a two-run single, Chuck Delobe laced an RBI single and Doug Hartley stroked a run-scoring double as Mal’s Baby Shoppe moved closer to the second round crown by downing Albo’s Furniture 7-2.
1969 Ed Dalton fired a no-hitter, striking out 17 out of a pos
sible 18 batters and fanning the first eight hitters to face him, as the Dead Sox nipped the Hustlers 1-0 in the Pee Wee B Division of the Pawtucket Boys’ Club-Recreation Department Baseball League. Losing pitcher Bob Jeffrey allowed only two hits and whiffed 11. In Midget Division play, Mike Halpin drilled a double and two singles and John Tavares yielded only two hits, singles by Charlie Johnson and Mike Newton, as the Secret Agents hammered the 69ers 13-2.
1979 Maureen Morrissey’s team captured three consecutive
tie-breakers to sweep its weekly matches in the Pawtucket Recreation Division Tennis League. Morrissey started it off by edging Kathy Kelley, 9-8, and Mae Durant nipped Sue Murphy by the same score. Then the doubles duo of Nancy Baldani and Gloria Ryan squeaked by Dot Charette and Pat Gannon 9-8 to complete the most tightly fought matches in the history of the league.