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50 Years Ago Today
CEDAR RAPIDS BRAVES 9
FOX CITIES FOXES....2
The Foxes trailed 2-1 until the Braves scored six runs in the top of the eighth to take a big lead. Fox Cities had 10 hits, but stranded 11 runners.
It was noted in the story from the Post-Crescent that Milwaukee Braves General Manager John McHale was in attendance at Goodland Field for the game.
The Foxes are 59-40 on the season. They are still in first place in the Three-I League, but their lead is down to four games over Sioux City.
25 Years Ago Today:
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CEDAR RAPIDS REDS 200 011 001 - 5 6 0
APPLETON FOXES....100 200 000 - 3 6 3
Those two runs for the Reds in the top of the first inning were on back-to-back homers by Eddie Williams and Dan Boever. Appleton did come back to take a 3-2 lead, but the Reds got back evened the game on a Mike Berry RBI single in the fifth. In the sixth, Williams tripled and scored on a wild pitch to put the Reds up 4-3.
The loss ended a five game winning streak for the Foxes. They are 70-38 on the season. Appleton leads the Northern Division of the Midwest League by 13-1/2 games over Kenosha.