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Originally formed as an amateur team less than a decade after the Civil War (1874), the Chicago Cubs joined the National League for its initial season in 1876. They were originally known as the Chicago White Stockings and they were also later known as the Colts and Orphans but for the 1902 season they had changed their name to the Cubs. This category is for questions about the players, the coaches, records, the ball park and anything else about the team.
the national league grew from the first pro league the national association by Chicago owner William Hubert because of general disorganization Click on the 'History of the National League' link on this page to read about the history of the NL.
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The 98th was 2003 the Florida Marlins vs the New York Yankees The 1st was 1903 Boston vs. Pittsburgh (the teams that would later be named the Red Sox and the Pirates) And Boston should be proud of that. ^_^ There was no World Series in 1994, and 1904 That's not entirely true, it was the 100th …
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The answer to who invented baseball wages a great debate. Was it Rounders? Abner Doubleday? Alexander Cartwright? Our contributors weigh in:Rounders--Baseball. Essentially baseball is Rounders renamed, go to UK or former British colonies throughout the commonwealth and Rounders is a major pastime fo…
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The town of Chicago was founded in 1833 and named by the French Canadians in their pronounciation and spelling of an Algonquian word. It is either the Fox tribe's word for "place of wild onion" or the Ojibwa tribe's word for "skunk". Either way, it has been recorded that wild onion, chives and garli…
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To the best of my knowledge it was Lithuanian, Irish, Polish, German originally. And is known to be one of the lowest academic schools of Chicago.  Polish and Slovak.
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You can check the book "Streetwise Chicago" about Clark, Waveland, and Sheffield, but Addison is named after an English physician, Thomas Addison, who noted the disease of the adrenal glands now called Addison's disease. Interesting way streets of Chicago are named after people you don't connect wit…
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A crooked real estate developer named Bowman sold and then re-sold housing plots in the Bowmanville neighborhood. For some reason his name stuck.
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Javy Lopez did not regularly catch Greg Maddux because Maddux wanted to have his own personal catcher. He is one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history and certainly earned the right to ask for that. His personal catcher wasn't Lopez because Maddux only pitched every fifth day and Lopez's bat …
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%DETAILS% Yes, the Cubs' series win over the Braves is indeed their first post-season series win since 1908 - the last time the Cubs won a World Series. While it's true that the Cubs went to the World Series several times after 1908 - their last being in 1945 - they never won any of those Series …
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Sparky Adams with 780 hits....
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All you have to do is send a letter to Wrigley and they will give it to the player.
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There are several good books on the Chicago Cubs. One is "The Complete Chicago Cubs: The Total Encyclopedia of the Team" by Derek Gentile. It provides a great overview of the Cubs.A more recent book release is "Da Curse of the Billy Goat" by Steve Gatto. This book about the history of the infamous B…
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The answer is 12. It seems that this is a question on Dunkin Donuts' "Sip Scratch and Score" game. You win a free donut if you answer correctly. Good luck.
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On the Chicago web site.  On Len Kasper and Bob Brenly's blog site, www.wgntv.com/baseballblog , They usually have a list of singers for the next homestand
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it was James wood.
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This question seems pretty broad. If you are referring to his career highs, he hit 66 homeruns in 1998.He has hit over 60 homeruns three times in his career, but those years seem to be behind him. With injuries and old age catching up to him, he hit just 40 homeruns in 2003 and appears to be on a si…
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: What? Alright u have to talk to the Cubs organization and pay for it if u want it to be real. If you don't care then use a picture of the sign and photoshop it.
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NOIronically, the Cubs signed Soriano this past off-season (2007) and Sosa signed with the Rangers, but no trade was involved.
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On 6/20/2007, Sammy Sosa hit his 600th home run. Sammy Sosa hit 609 career home runs.
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In 1876, the Chicago White Stockings become one of eight charter members of the National League. The White Stockings go on to win the inaugural National League championship. Using nicknames such as the "White Stockings," "Colts," and Orphans," the team plays in five different locations in the 1800sI…
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Ummm....what? Mark McGwire never played for the Cubs. He started playing for the Cardinals in 97. mark mcgwire started with the Oakland a"s then he went to the cardinals
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Answer There is no mention of a Philip Macy on the White Sox roster in 1944. But google him if you are not satisfied. The Baseball Almanac is available online. It has information on every player who ever played in a major league game.
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Answer I COLLECT CUBS WS PROGRAMS. IF IN MINT CONDITION AND UNSCORED, $200-$250. Detroit Tigers (4) vs Chicago Cubs (3) A 1945 Detroit Tigers World Series program played at Briggs Stadium is worth about $225.-$350. in excellent - near/mint condition. A 1945 Chicago Cubs World Series program p…
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Answer The value depends a great deal on the condition of the signatures, who signed the ball, the condition of the ball, whether or not the ball is an official national league ball or some other type, and several other factors. Answer According to the collector's price guide "Team Baseballs,…
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1972 All-star game Gillette promotion Gillette sponsored most of the all star games in the early 1970s. Finding promotional items from Gillette from 1972 such as posters, and All-star ballots together with the baseball will increase the value. If the ball was purchased with a mail away promotion …
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1951 New York Yankees Scorecard/Program The New York Yankees (4) beat the New York Giants (2) in the 1951 World Series so I guess you have a regular season program against the Chicago White Sox. A 1951 New York Yankees program/Scorecard is worth about $30.-$50. in excellent - near/mint condition…
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Eleven Living members of the 500 Home Run ClubA 500 Home Run Club signed baseball could sell anywhere from $800. -$1,200. and up depending on which members appear on the baseball. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authe…
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1986 New York Mets Team Signed Baseball A 1986 New York Mets team signed baseball with the key signatures: Hernandez, Mitchell, Foster, Strawberry, Gooden, and Carter is worth about $550.-$800. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and …
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Detroit (4) vs. Chicago (3) Press Pins which have been distributed since 1911, are distributed to members of the media by the host teams for the World Series games. The press pins are made to be worn on the lapel to provide reporters access to cover the game. The 1945 World Series featured the D…
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Answer According to the collector's price guide "Team Baseballs," your ball is worth $650-850, but this value can be greater or lower depending on players present - in particular the inclusion of Hall of Famers Kiki Cuyler, Gabby Hartnett and Rogers Hornsby - plus the all-important overall condit…
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The Rockies joined the National League in 1993 together with another franchise, the Florida Marlins.The Rockies played their first game on the April 5, 1993 as they faced the New York Mets at Shea Stadium. The Rockies Inaugural home opener at Mile High Stadium was April 9, 1993, playing against the…
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1945 against the Tigers they lost, Of Course
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The Cubs won the World Series in both 1907 and 1908 against the Detroit Tigers.
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HoHoKam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona.
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Answer the closest thing to being their mascot would be the cubby bear
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Pre-Season (aka Spring Training) games are played at Hohokam Park in Mesa, AZ. To preempt the next question, Hohokam means "those who have vanished" in the local Native American tongue. They practice during spring training at Fitch Park which is a few blocks away from HoHoKam Park.
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41,160i found it on Chicago cubs website under wrigley field link
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Answer A President once attended a game and at the break at the 7th he stood up to strectch, the spectators saw him standing and thought he was about to leave so as a mark of respect they stood up too, not knowing he was just stretching. The tradition has just continued. That president was Willi…
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A 1971 Chicago Cubs Team Signed Baseball with the key signatures: Williams, Banks, Santo, and Jenkins is worth about $200.-$275. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the baseball. Prices may a…
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1956 Washington Senators Team Signed Baseball A 1956 Washington Senators Team Signed Baseball with the key signature: Killebrew is worth about $175.-$250. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompani…
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The Chicago Cubs have won two World Series titles. The last was in 1908, the other in 1907. In 1907 they beat the Detroit Tigers 4 games to 0, and in 1908 they again beat the Tigers 4 games to 1.
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1945 Chicago Cubs World Series Ticket A 1945 Chicago Cubs World Series un-used full ticket played at Wrigley Field is worth about $200. -$250. A ticket stub sells for about $100.-$125. Condition is important. The slightest flaws could bring the price down significantly. Common flaws include; rips…
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that's easy 2007 go cubbiesyes they will because Chicago is the best city in the world/.
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Back when there were two competing leagues Chicago had a team in each league. When the American and National leagues merged to create Major League Baseball, Chicago kept both teams. Now they have one team in each division. Just like New York has the Mets and the Yankees, Chicago has the White Soxs …
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Answer Gorman Thomas' 268 career home runs rank him 148th on the career home run list. He is tied with Troy Glaus, who is still active and will pass him, and Hall of Famers Brooks Robinson and Joe Morgan.
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Answer There was a black guy who played both professional baseball and basket ball, but he DIDN'T play hockey, at all. Answer Michael Jordan played in the White Sox farm system so maybe he qualifies on two of the three counts.
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Answer Yes. In 2005, Chris Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals won the Cy Young Award and Albert Pujols won the National League MVP Award. Also in 2006 Justin Morneau won the AL MVP and Johan Santana won the AL Cy Young for the Minnesta Twins. Neither of these teams would win the world series. …
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This is a very rare piece of memorabilia from 1960, and the value depends on the audience.  One in fair condition could fetch $150, and one in nice condition could be worth $500 or more to an experienced Cubs or Ernie Banks collector.
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Yes, there was a baseball player named Vince Barton that played for the Cubs. He had a very short career, starting in July 1931 and ending July 1932.
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Football Field Strong SideThe term "strong side" generally refers to the offensive team formation and not the field itself. In an unbalanced formation with more offensive players on one side of the center than the other, the side with more players is considered the "strong side." The extra man is us…
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The Cubs have won the World Series twice, in 1907 and 1908. Since then, they have failed to win a World Series, hence the term "The Curse of the Billy Goat."
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The Cubs won four pennants and two World Series titles over a five-year span. Although they fell to the "Hitless Wonders" White Sox in the 1906 World Series, the Cubs recorded a record 116 victories and the best winning percentage (.763) in Major League history. With mostly the same roster, Chicago …
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Cooperstown Collection These "throwback" Jackets licensed by Major League Baseball, are commonly sold by companies such as Mitchell & Ness that specialize in nostalgic uniforms. These type of Jackets retail for about $450.-$550. and at this time have no collectible value. Once used the jacket…
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Through the 2011 regular season, Soriano has 340 career home runs.
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current cubs playersthere are alot of players on the cubs but i can only name a few. there is carlos zambrano (pitcher), jaun Pierre, derek lee( first base),phill nevin( second base), alfonso soriano(out field),aramis rameriz(third base)Ryan dempster( pitcher), MAT MUrton( out field), Henry blanco( …
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Jean-Baptist-Point Du Sable was a black pioneer, trader and founder of the settlement that later became the city of Chicago.Du Sable, was from St. Marc, Sainte-Domingue [now Haiti]. His French father had moved there and married a Black woman, he is believed to have been a freeborn. Around the 1770s …
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Answer The value of your baseball would be determined by a number of factors -- in particular, condition and specific players who have signed the ball. The 1919 National League champion Cincinatti Reds were involved in one of the most infamous incidents in sporting history, namely, the 1919 World…
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According to Bloomberg.com: Tribune purchased the Cubs in 1981 for $21 million.
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Wrigley Field was built in 1914. The Cubs didn't move in until 1916.
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As of the beginning of the 2008 season, Kerry Wood is the Cubs' closer. He was nmoved to the bulpen in 2007 to take strain off his arm and keep him off the DL. He pitched his first game in 1.5 years on 8/5/07 as a reliever and it doesn't look like he'll be going back to being a started any time soon…
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The Chicago Cubs have been to the World Series 10 times. 1945, 1938, 1935, 1932, 1929, 1918, 1910, 1908, 1907, 1906
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Nope. Clemente almost did. The closest I have ever see was Sosa's Home Run that hit the Camera Booth in center field and that ball was at least 30 feet from the Scoreboard. Although no batted baseball has ever been hit from homeplate off of the center field scoreboard, it is not true that NO ball h…
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Answer AL - Lou Gehrig with 23 from 1923-1939 (New York) NL - Willie McCovey with 18 from 1959-1980 (San Francisco and San Diego)
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The San Francisco Giants won the 2010 World Series, defeating the Texas Rangers four games to one.
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Answer The Phillies were founded in 1883 and won their first World Series in 1980. So they waited 97 Years.
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Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron or Jackie Robinson in the past Present A-Rod, Albert pujols or Tim lincecum. I would also think that Mickey Mantle was really famous too. To me he is my hero and my dad'sEvery decade has had its famous superstars. Most of us have our favourites from the 60's onward, but for th…
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NO, after defeating the Atlanta Braves 3 games to 2 in their NL division series, they lost the NL championship in 7 games to the Florida Marlins. The Marlins, who had prevailed 3 games to 1 in their NLDS versus the SF Giants, would go on to beat the NY Yankees 4 games to 2 in the WS.
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Wrigley Field added lights in 1988.the first night game took place August 8 against Philadelphia, but was rained out after 3 1/2 innings.the first official night game occurred August 9 vs. New York, when the Cubs defeated the Mets by the score of 6-4.
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While Ernie Banks is the most popular Cubs player (and it was retired in his name) who wore #14, there were others who wore it before him. Here is the complete list along with the years they person wore it (from the book "Cubs By The Numbers") Guy Bush (1932), Zack Taylor (1933), Charlie Root (1934)…
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Entering the 2010 season the Chicago White Sox are leading the Cubs in the crosstown showdown with 37 wins to the Cubs' 35 wins.
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The Cubs played the Detroit Tigers in the 1945 World Series and lost in seven games.
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2006 Atlanta Braves Team Signed Baseball A 2006 Atlanta Braves Team Signed Baseball with the key signatures: C.Jones, A. Jones, Smoltz, Hudson, and Renteria is worth about $200.-$250. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type o…
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Ervin Santanna. August,2011
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Yes, Wrigley Field is bound to have had a no hitter. It is the second oldest ballpark, behind only Fenway Park. Various Cubs pitchers have pitched no hitters here. Here are Cubs pitchers with no hitters: No-Hitters Larry Corcoran 8/19/1880 Larry Corcoran 9/20/1882 Larry Corcoran 6/27/1884 …
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1982 Philadelphia Phillies Team Signed Baseball A 1982 Philadelphia Phillies Team Signed Baseball with the key signatures: Rose, Schmidt, Carlton, and Lyle, is worth about $175.-$200. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type o…
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The San Francisco Giants.
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It depends on what form of the game is being played: if you were playing an ODI (one day international) then there would be two innings with both sides batting and bowling once. But say you were in a test match (that goes on for 5 days) then you would play 2 innings each with both sides batting and …
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Barry Bonds with 762 career home runs.
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Mark Buehrle pitched a no-hitter for the Chicago White Sox in 2007 and a perfect game for the White Sox in 2009. Jim Bunning pitched a no-hitter for the Detroit Tigers in 1958 and a perfect game for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1964. Steve Busby pitched no-hitters for the Kansas City Royals in 197…
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i think that they wanted peace. Nothing more, nothing less.
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The Cubs have not made the World Series since 1945 and have not won the World Series since 1908. But Cubs fans always hope and continue to hope that the day will come when they will win the World Series again. Perhaps 2010 will be the year, 102 years after they last won it. If not, there's always …
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Two. They won twice in a row in 1908 and 1907.
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The Cubs won the 1907 Series, over the Detroit Tigers, at Bennett Park in Detroit in Game 5 and won the 1908 Series, also over Detroit, also at Bennett Park in Game 5.
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Billy Williams single signed baseball A Billy Williams single signed baseball is worth about $40.-$60. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the signature. Signatures that have not been pro…
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Cal Ripken with 350. Previously it was Hank Aaron with 305.
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In 1997, the Cubs started the season 0-14, with the 14 game losing streak being their longest ever.
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The Cubs are very popular all over the Country.
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Answer As of July 2007, the Iowa Cubs (the AAA affiliate of the Chicago Cubs).
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The Pawtucket Red Sox played 33 innings:The Pawtucket Red Sox and Rochester Red Wings, two teams from the Triple-A International League, played the longest game in professional baseball history. It lasted for 33 innings over eight hours and 25 minutes. 32 innings were played from 18 to 19 April 1981…
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