Ruby Pickler Wins $26,300 - The Gastonia Gazette
Charlotte Gal Wins §26,300 On Home Ruu . CHARLOTTE (AP) — Hank Aaron hit a grand-slam home run and Atlanta Braves fan Miss liuby Pickler of Charlotte hit Ihe jackpol. The practical nurse, a long- lime baseball fan. won 526,300 Thursday night when her name was drawn in a Braves' radio broadcast contest. She got $!,000 because a home run was hit in an toning designated, $300 because during the Ihrce previous games no homer was hit during Ihc designated inning, and $25,000 because it was a bases-loaded blast. Miss Pickler has seen the Braves play in Atlanta several times. She «-as listening to a sCharlollc station's broadcast of Ihe Braves's game when her bonanza was announced. The Braves won in Pillsburgh 8-2. ' • After the game, Miss Pickler said, • "I'm not going lo enter any more, contests. They'd never draw my name again."