By Philip J. Lowry
Baseball is the single significant group game that does not function a clock, and there is a usual asserting between lovers that so long as outs stay, the sport can, theoretically, cross on ceaselessly. each sometimes, it approximately does, as writer Phil Lowry demonstrates. The made of greater than 4 many years of analysis, this ebook catalogs baseball video games from around the globe and all through heritage that lasted 20 or extra innings, stretched 5 or extra hours, or ended after 1:00 am. Lowry additionally examines chance versions to foretell how frequently video games of surprising size will happen.
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M. in the early morning of 6/18. Honolulu Stadium (later Termite Palace), Honolulu, Hawaii — 3/25/1967 — Hawaii High School League — Kamehameha High School Warriors 9 McKinley High School Tigers 7 in 6:12. M. M. in the early morning of 9/12. Farmers Field, Hayward and Rebels Field, San Lorenzo, California — 4/9/1975 and 5/2/1975 — California High School League — Hayward High School Farmers 2 San Lorenzo High School Rebels 1, suspended after 17 innings in Hayward, completed in San Lorenzo —15 fans at San Lorenzo; then Hayward 5 San Lorenzo 4 in 7 innings.
J. M. in the early morning of 7/15. M. M. M. Green Bay, Wisconsin — 4/12/1915 — Amateur — White Sox 2 Fox Stars 1. Paciﬁc Junction, Iowa — 8/14/1926 — Amateur — Folsom 7 Pleasant Valley 4 in 5:00. Dallas or Wichita Falls, Texas — 8/10/1931— City League — Sullivan Grocery 3 unknown opponent 3. M. Connellsville, Pennsylvania — 7/25/1934 — Amateur — Vanorsdale Ac 13 Shalala Ac 11. Hoolulu Park (later Wong Stadium), Hilo, Hawaii — 2/20/1938 — Hawaii Japanese League — Papaikou Paps 5 Shinmachi Shins 5 in 4:55.
Wehrle Park, Newark, Ohio — 8/23/1907 — OhioPennsylvania League — Sharon Giants 3 Newark Newks 2. McClelland, Iowa — 6/14/1908 — Amateur — LeeGlass-Amdressen Originals 2 McClelland 2 in 4:35. Freeman’s Park, Oakland, California — 6/8/1909 — Paciﬁc Coast League — San Francisco Seals 1 Oakland Oaks 0 in 3:35. Ashmont Playground, Boston, Massachusetts — 7/18/1909 — Amateur 14-Year Old League — Norfolks of Dorchester 6 Rosemonts of Ashmont 5. Union Park, Clarksburg, West Virginia — 7/3/1910 — West Virginia League — Mannington Drillers 1 Clarksburg Bees 1 in 3:00— 500 fans.