This day in baseball: Marathon baseball

The Cubs and the Phillies played a 20-inning marathon on August 24, 1905.  Ed Reulbach of the Cubs pitched a complete game for Chicago as they defeated Tully Sparks and the Phillies, 2-1, in Philadelphia.

Ed Reulbach (Chicago Cubs Daily News)

Ed Reulbach (Chicago Cubs Daily News)

3 Comments on “This day in baseball: Marathon baseball”

  1. mrbill7474 says:

    Oh, what glorious days those must have been, when real men could hurl 20 innings and nobody knew what a pitch count was.

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