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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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The Longest Professional Baseball Game

When players from the minor-league baseball teams the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings took the field at around 8 PM on April 18, 1981, they had no idea they would soon be making history. With the score tied, play continued into the frigid morning. Players burned broken bats for warmth, and the 1,740 fans in attendance dwindled to 19. The game was finally called at 4:07 AM after eight hours—and 32 innings. When the game resumed two months later, it took Pawtucket how long to win? More...
Gustavo de S Consoni
Posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014 6:38:23 AM

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11 hours!!! This is really incredible!

The Isner–Mahut match at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships is the longest match in tennis history, measured both by time and number of games. In the Men's Singles tournament first round, the American 23rd seed John Isner defeated the French qualifier Nicolas Mahut after 11 hours, 5 minutes of play over three days, with a final score of 6–4, 3–6, 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68 for a total of 183 games.
mangezi
Posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014 4:49:26 PM

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On April 18, (17)40 watched the match, on April 19, 19 watched. Was it numerology or the figures were flowed. I think Fifa must flaw the current rules and scratch penalty shootouts to match this record!
mangezi
Posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014 4:50:02 PM

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On April 18, (17)40 watched the match, on April 19, 19 watched. Was it numerology or the figures were flowed. I think Fifa must flaw the current rules and scratch penalty shootouts to match this record!
Vicki Holzknecht
Posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014 6:07:37 PM

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33 innings is a nightmare...I can't even watch 2-3
Guto André
Posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014 8:56:13 PM

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On that evening, it took just one inning and 18 minutes to finish the game, with Koza driving in the winning run in the bottom of the 33rd. The losing pitcher was Steve Grilli, who had joined Rochester after the suspension
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