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Longest Professional Baseball Game

Picture of a BaseballTrivia Question

When was the longest professional baseball game played? How long was it? Who played in the game?

Trivia Question Answer

The longest professional baseball game was played on April 18, 1981 at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. In that game, the Pawtucket Red Sox played the Rochester Red Wings, both teams from the triple-A International League. The game lasted a total of 33 innings. It was suspended at the end of the 32nd inning at 4:09 AM. The nineteen remaining fans in the stadium received lifetime passes to McCoy Stadium. The game was resumed at the next meeting between the two teams on June 23rd. The Paw Sox prevailed in the 33rd inning and won the game 3 to 2.