Longest Games by Innings

Updated: April 18, 2008, 5:32 AM ET
Associated Press

A list of the longest games by inning in major league history:

26 innings

Brooklyn 1, Boston 1 (tie), May 1, 1920.

25 innings

St. Louis 4, New York Mets 3, Sept. 11, 1974.

Chicago White Sox 7, Milwaukee 6, May 8, 1984 (17 innings), May 9, 1984 (8 innings).

24 innings

Houston 1, New York Mets 0, April 15, 1968.

Philadelphia Athletics 4, Boston 1, Sept. 1, 1906.

Detroit 1, Philadelphia Athletics 1 (tie), July 21, 1945.

23 innings

Brooklyn 2, Boston 2 (tie), June 27, 1939.

San Francisco 8, New York Mets 6, May 31, 1964 (2nd game).

22 innings

Brooklyn 6, Pittsburgh 5, Aug. 22, 1917.

Chicago Cubs 4, Boston 3, May 17, 1927.

New York Yankees 9, Detroit 7, June 24, 1962.

Washington 6, Chicago White Sox 5, June 12, 1967.

Milwaukee 4, Minnesota 3, May 12, 1972 (21 innings), May 13, 1972 (1 inning).

Houston 5, Los Angeles 4, June 3, 1989.

Los Angeles 1, Montreal 0, Aug. 23, 1989.

Minnesota 5, Cleveland 4, Aug. 31, 1993.

Colorado 2, San Diego 1, April 17, 2008.

21 innings

New York Giants 3, Pittsburgh 1, July 17, 1914.

Chicago Cubs 2, Philadelphia 1, July 17, 1918.

Pittsburgh 2, Boston Braves 0, Aug. 1, 1918.

San Francisco 1, Cincinnati 0, Sept. 1, 1967.

Houston 2, San Diego 1, Sept. 24, 1971. (1st game).

San Diego 11, Montreal 8, May 21, 1977.

Los Angeles 2, Chicago Cubs 1, Aug. 17, 1982 (17 innings), Aug. 18, 1982 (4 innings).

Detroit 6, Chicago White Sox 5, May 24, 1929.

Oakland 5, Washington 3, June 4, 1971.

Chicago White Sox 6, Cleveland 3, May 26, 1973, finished May 28, 1973.


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