August 22, 1960 & August 22, 1985

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50 Years Ago Today:


The Foxes were down 5-2 heading to the top of the eighth inning. Then, they scored five runs and picked up the win.

Charlie Johnson had a two-run homer to break the 5-5 tie and cap the scoring in the eighth inning.

The Foxes are 75-47. They lead the Three-I League by eight games over second place Sioux City.

25 Years Ago Today:.
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APPLETON FOXES..001 000 120 - 4 11 2
MADISON MUSKIES 400 300 20x - 9 11 1

The Foxes had been 6-0 in Madison during the 1985 season. Then, this game happened. Ken Read gave up four runs in the first inning and would give up a total of seven runs to lose for just the fourth time in the season.

Russ Kibler pitched eight innings, but was never in trouble until the eighth.

Appleton is 82-47 and they are still the top team in the Midwest League's Northern Division.

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