On April 18, 1981 at Pawtucket's McCoy
Stadium the Pawtucket Red Sox took on the Rochester Red Wings in a triple-A
International League game.
After 9 innings the game was tied 2-2. Normally a tie game goes into extra
inning but this one went into extra games.
After the first extra 9 innings, or first extra game, it
was still tied 2-2.
After the second extra 9 innings, or
second extra game, the score never changed.
In fact, at 4:09 Am, April 19, 1981, after the 32nd
inning it was still deadlocked and the game was finally suspended, a fanatically
19 fans remained to witness history.
The game resumed on June 23 and in the first inning of
the night, the 33rd of the game, Dave Koza drove in Marty Barrett to give the
Pawtucket Red Sox the 3-2 win.
The total game time: 8 hours and 25 minute.
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