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Bethel Park PA:  Pittsburgh Post Gazette article by a Marino Parascenzo detailing Bethel Park's extra-inning win against West Allegheny.  Home runs by Craig Balford, Mike Stewart and John Ruzicka lead the Blackhawks to a 8-6 victory.  Bob Purkey Jr was an unbelievable talent.  During his career at Bethel, he was 36-3.  From 1969 thru 1971, Bethel Park played in two WPIAL championship games at Forbes Field and a WPIAL semi-final game.  Including American Legion and Colt League summer leagues, Bethel had a combined record of 76 - 14.  Ken Hodgson Coached the Bethel Park High School Team and Bob Colligan Sr coach the Colt and American Legion teams.