Monday, April 18, 2016

April 18

April 18,1981

The Rochester Redwings played in the longest game in professional baseball history at 33 innings against the Pawtucket Red Socks in Pawtucket. The game was suspended at 3:00 a.m. with the score standing at 2-2 after 32 innings. It was resumed on June 23 where, after one more inning, Pawtucket won in the bottom of the 33rd. In the game, future hall of famer Cal Ripken Jr. played for the Redwings against Wade Boggs for Pawtucket.

Sources and Further Reading:
  2. Wikipedia: Longest professional baseball game