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McKinley coach Bobby Ratto has his game face on as do some of his Midget League Bears. Appearing in this photo from left to right are: umpire Gil Navarro, Ratto, Pat Hanecak (with catcher gear on), George Hashimoto, Sean Williams (Franklin Eagles), and Mike Adkins. In the background is Mike Pola (Franklin).

Photo credit: Acamar

Photo credit: Acamar

On this July afternoon in 1975, the Bears were victorious and remained unbeaten by handing the Eagles a lopsided 16-1 defeat. The winning pitcher was Earl Johnson. Taking the “L” was Williams. Franklin’s lone run came off a second inning home run by catcher Steve Huey.


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