World Series Game three between the Boston Red Sox and la Dodgers has reached epic proportions.
The Red Sox and Dodgers, tied at 2-2, have entered the eighteenth frame, shattering the planet Series record for longest game in history – in time and frames.
The two franchises are down this path before. The last time they met in an exceedingly series, in 1916, the Brooklyn Robins and Red Sox went fourteen innings and baseball player pitched a whole game for a 2-1 finish.
The longest game in series history, in terms of innings, before Friday’s marathon? Fourteen innings. it’s been done 3 times.
1916 : World Series Game 2: Brooklyn Robins beat the Red Sox, 2-1.
2005 : World Series Game 3: Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros, 7-5.
2015 : World Series Game 1: Kansas town Royals beat the big apple Mets, 5-4.
The longest game in series history, by time?
2005, Game 3: White Sox-Astros, 5 hours, 41 minutes
Friday night’s game at Dodger sports stadium has surpassed seven hours — and brought longer than the sport time of the whole 1939 series, in keeping with Stats By Stats. That year, the big apple Yankees swept the Cincinnati Reds in four games that took a combined seven hours, 5 minutes.
It has since become the longest game in postseason history. World Series Game a pair of of the 2014 National League Championship Series between the city Giants and Washington Nationals went six hours, 23 minutes.