Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

LOOKING BACK [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

LOOKING BACK [Derived Headline]

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(Past sports highlights in the PG East area, April 28-May 4)

15 YEARS AGO

May 1, 1989 -- Central Catholic High baseball player Pat Walsh was batting .543 (19 for 35) and had a 4-1 pitching record, including a no-hitter in a 6-0 win over Plum. The Vikings were 8- 2.

20 YEARS AGO

May 1, 1984 -- Penn Hills High graduate Tom Flynn, a defensive back at Pitt, was selected in the fifth round of the NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers.

25 YEARS AGO

May 3, 1979 -- East Allegheny High grad Gordon Jones, a wide receiver at Pitt, was selected in the second round of the NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

35 YEARS AGO

April 30, 1969 -- Central Catholic grad Sam McDowell, a left- handed pitcher, helped the Cleveland Indians end their 10-game losing streak when he shut out the New York Yankees, 3-0. …

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