1953 Pennsylvania State Little League® Tournament Results

Region 3 (Pennsylvania State) Tournament



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1953

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Pennsylvania State Tournament
Host - Williamsport
At Original Little League Field; Memorial Park

Participating Teams:
Section 1 Champions
Section 2 Champions
Section 3 Champions
Section 4 Champions
Section 5 Champions
Section 6 Champions
Section 7 Champions
Section 8 Champions
Old Forge
Bethlehem
Lewisburg
Camp Hill
Brookville
Corry
Pittsburgh North Borough
Washington

Tournament Results:

Bethlehem 3, Corry 2
Camp Hill 5, Old Forge 3
Pittsburgh North Borough 7, Brookville 1
Lewisburg 1, Washington 0
Camp Hill 7, Bethlehem 2
Pittsburgh North Borough 4, Lewisburg 3 (7 innings)
Camp Hill 5, Pittsburgh North Borough 2 (TITLE)

Consolation result:
Lewisburg 3, Bethlehem 0

Summary:

Joe Dintaman struck out 12 and drove in a pair of runs to lead Camp Hill past Pittsburgh North Borough 5-2 in the 1953 Pennsylvania state title game. Dintaman's second inning base hit broke a 1-1 tie, and his fourth inning double plated an insurance run for the Harrisburg area squad.

In the semifinals, four of Camp Hill's eight hits were home runs as Camp Hill overwhelmed Bethleham 7-2. Chip Lundy, Dintaman, and Vince DeSilvistri all roped two-run homers, while Bruce Brubaker connected for a solo homer. In the other bracket, North Borough's Matt Szykowny erased a 3-1 Lewisburg lead with a two-run homer in the second, and then provided the winning run with a solo homer in the seventh. Bobby Kifolo's three-run homer in the first inning provided all of the Lewisburg offense.




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