Longest Baseball Game Ever Played
Any baseball fan that wants a lot of bang for his buck needs to learn about the longest baseball game ever played. There have been long games in both the American League and the National League. Major league baseball has had a long history, but most of the record breaking long games have been recent.
Depending on your definition of the longest baseball game ever played there are many different answers to what the longest baseball game ever played is. The longest baseball game ever played that ended in the traditional nine innings was an American League game for four hours and 45 minutes between New York and Boston. New york won that longest baseball game ever played having fourteen points compared to Boston's eleven points. This game was on August 18, 2006.
The American League also has the longest baseball game ever played for longest game with extra innings. Chicago won this game with seven runs to Milwaukee's six in the 25th inning. This was the longest baseball game ever played at eight hours and six minutes. This game was played on May 8, 1984. If you want to include doubleheaders the longest baseball game ever played was a total of 28 innings, nine hours and 56 minutes on June 17, 1967 between Kansas City and Detroit. If you include rain delays, however; the longest baseball game ever played was only a total of nineteen innings, but with a total time of twelve hours and five minutes to get finished. This was the July 2, 1993 game between San Diego and Philadelphia.