Baseball's Longest Games

Baseball's Longest Games

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Baseball is the only major team sport that doesn't feature a clock, and there's a familiar saying among fans that as long as outs remain, the game can, theoretically, go on forever. Every now and again, it nearly does, as author Phil Lowry demonstrates. The product of more than four decades of research, this book catalogs baseball games from around the world and throughout history that lasted 20 or more innings, stretched five or more hours, or ended after 1:00 am. Lowry also examines probability models to predict how often games of unusual length will occur.M.a€”PETCO Park, San Diego, Californiaa€” 4/17/2008 a€” National League a€” Rockies 2 Padres 1 in 6:16 and 22 inningsa€”25, 984 fans. ... conference tournament a€” Georgia Southern University Eagles 21 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Spartans 9 in 3:51a€”522 fans. ... High School (9) 1:30 A.M.a€”Boysen Park, Anaheim, Californiaa€” 4/26/1968a€”Santa Ana High School Saints 6 Anaheim Highanbsp;...

Title:Baseball's Longest Games
Author:Philip J. Lowry
Publisher:McFarland - 2010-04-16


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