Bottom of the 33rd

Bottom of the 33rd

Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game

Book - 2011/04/12
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Details the longest game in baseball history, a grueling minor-league matchup between the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings that lasted more than eight hours, with the last of the thirty-three innings being postponed until two months later.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011/04/12
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062014481
006201448X
Branch Call Number: 796.357 BAR
Characteristics: 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Bottom of the thirty-third

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vuhl
Nov 10, 2011

I loved this book and was sorry to see it end.

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ronandlynda
Jul 08, 2011

Even if you are not a real baseball fan this is a book well worth reading. The author gets you right at the scene and has lots of insights into the players involved both before, during and after the game. Did you know the hitter who sent the game into extra innings with a sacrifice fly went 0-12 in the game. It took over 8 hours to play the first 32 innings before a belated curfew and just 18 mins. to play the 33rd. about two months later!

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