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DoggPhood
04-16-2005, 03:23 PM
today's game lasted only 1:39...

that makes me wonder, what are the shortest games ever?

can anyone find that info?

Fenway
04-16-2005, 03:27 PM
afternoon



St. Louis Browns 6 vs New York Yankees 2

55 minutes 09-26-1926

Night


Chicago White Sox 1 vs Washington 0

1h 29 minutes 05-21-1943

hose
04-16-2005, 03:28 PM
today's game lasted only 1:39...

that makes me wonder, what are the shortest games ever?

can anyone find that info?

I was at a Sox-Cub night game at Comiskey with Alvarez going against Mulhulland and I was back in Niles at 9:40.....of course the Sox won:bandance:

santo=dorf
04-16-2005, 03:30 PM
http://www.baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_gmlg.shtml



Shortest Game
9 Innings

AL

St. Louis 6 vs New York 2

55m09-26-1926Game 2NL

New York 6 vs Philadelphia 1

51m09-28-1919Game 1Shortest Game
Nine Innings At Night

AL

Chicago 1 vs Washington 0

1h 29m05-21-1943NL

Boston 2 at Cincinnati 0

1h 15m08-10-1944 (http://www.baseball-almanac.com/boxscore/08101944.shtml)

Fake Chet Lemon
04-16-2005, 03:30 PM
today's game lasted only 1:39...

that makes me wonder, what are the shortest games ever?

can anyone find that info?

About 9-10 years ago, they added 30 seconds of commercials to each half-inning. So this game should have been even shorter, if you are comparing to games pre-1995'ish :o: .

Frater Perdurabo
04-16-2005, 03:30 PM
That has to be one of the shortest games in recent history.

gosox3072
04-16-2005, 03:31 PM
They gave away too many of those 75% off coupons for this game, The sox only wanted to give us 75% of a game!:redneck

Unregistered
04-16-2005, 03:37 PM
They gave away too many of those 75% off coupons for this game, The sox only wanted to give us 75% of a game!:redneck:reinsy
"Yeah, that offer is only valid on days Buehrle pitches. The fans won't get another bite of the apple."

chuckn98229
04-16-2005, 03:55 PM
I watched the game with the Mariner feed out here, and their announcers said it was the shortest game in Mariner history. (The previous shortest game was against Detroit at 1:41, I think they said.)

SOXSINCE'70
04-16-2005, 04:40 PM
Anyone remember the game Beuhrle pitched against Mark
Mulder in August,2003?? A Friday night game at home.
Sox win,3-2.Game time:1:53 .

Behrle might pitch a home game in under 90 minutes
sometime this season.:cool: :cool: :cool:

CleeFan101
04-16-2005, 04:42 PM
Anyone remember the game Beuhrle pitched against Mark
Mulder in August,2003?? A Friday night game at home.
Sox win,3-2.Game time:1:53 .

Behrle might pitch a home game in under 90 minutes
sometime this season.:cool: :cool: :cool:

I doubt it... 1 reason this game was so fast is because the other pitcher was almost as fast as buehrle that wont happen often.

DumpJerry
04-16-2005, 04:45 PM
This reminds me of a game I went to in the 90's. Charlie Hough was pitching. Charlie was the anti-Buehrle, his games took forever since he threw knuckleballs and took his time between pitches. One of the cutest women in the world sat next to me with her date for this game. She and I got into a conversation all game long as her date zoned out. She was not only cute as heck, but a huge Sox fan and Bridgeport native. We had a great conversatoin about the Sox and how much we enjoy the team. Perfect:smile: (except I had a girlfriend at the time, so there was really no way I was going to ask for her number)! Hough pitched a complete game. You'd think I had 4 hours to talk to the girl of my dreams? Guess again. Charlie got the game done in about 2 hours.:angry: At least the Sox won the game.:bandance:

jabrch
04-16-2005, 04:48 PM
26,000 fans there today. Not bad for the first nice weather weekend, but I was hoping to see a 30,000 number pop up.

I'm guessing that might have to wait until Monday.

C-Dawg
04-16-2005, 05:12 PM
Today's game was long enough for me to get sunburned, but that's because we got into the park when the gates first opened and moved over to LF to enjoy the sun. Like Ed Farmer sometimes says, Mark Buehrle was pitching like he had his car double-parked on the Dan Ryan. :D:

peeonwrigley
04-16-2005, 05:37 PM
26,000 fans there today. Not bad for the first nice weather weekend, but I was hoping to see a 30,000 number pop up.

I'm guessing that might have to wait until Monday.

Hopefully they can pop up a big number tomorrow (please don't rain!) before the large Twins crowds show up.

Brian26
04-16-2005, 05:49 PM
I watched the game with the Mariner feed out here, and their announcers said it was the shortest game in Mariner history. (The previous shortest game was against Detroit at 1:41, I think they said.)

Rooney announced that is was the shortest ROAD game in Mariners history. They had their statisticians working on it, but they also announced that it was the shortest White Sox game since at least 1990.

Brian26
04-16-2005, 05:51 PM
Today's game was long enough for me to get sunburned, but that's because we got into the park when the gates first opened and moved over to LF to enjoy the sun. Like Ed Farmer sometimes says, Mark Buehrle was pitching like he had his car double-parked on the Dan Ryan. :D:

Got to get seats on the first base side for these 1:05 day games :D: Anything in the upper deck is shaded, and you're ok with shade in the lower deck from rows 20 and up.

skobabe8
04-16-2005, 05:56 PM
SportsCenter said it was the shortest game since 2000. They didnt say other than that.

MisterB
04-17-2005, 05:10 AM
Rooney announced that is was the shortest ROAD game in Mariners history. They had their statisticians working on it, but they also announced that it was the shortest White Sox game since at least 1990.

I checked Retrosheet and the last time the Sox played a full, 9-inning game in less time than this one was July 7, 1970 - Sox lost 1-0 to the Brewers in the second game of a double header in 1:34. Honorable mention goes to the Oct. 1, 1974 game in which Jim Kaat got his 21st win by beating the Royals 2-1 in 1:40.

nasox
04-17-2005, 08:20 AM
Didn't Buehrle pitch in all three games in either 2003 or 2004 that were under two hours and wasn't he pitching against Mulder all three times? Or was it Scully?

Clembasbal
04-17-2005, 09:04 AM
Didn't Buehrle pitch in all three games in either 2003 or 2004 that were under two hours and wasn't he pitching against Mulder all three times? Or was it Scully?

I believe you are correct. The games were right under 2 hours. I don't think Mark faired too well in those games though (I don't think we won them), but that I will research.

Clembasbal
04-17-2005, 09:09 AM
Didn't Buehrle pitch in all three games in either 2003 or 2004 that were under two hours and wasn't he pitching against Mulder all three times? Or was it Scully?

Definately not in 2004. He pitched twice agsinst Oakland, once against Mulder and the game lasted 2:50.

Realist
04-17-2005, 09:27 AM
Rooney announced that is was the shortest ROAD game in Mariners history. They had their statisticians working on it, but they also announced that it was the shortest White Sox game since at least 1990.

I can't believe the Sox had a shorter game than Saturday's when Carlton Fisk was on the team. :smile:

Man, did he ever take his sweet old time.

my5thbench
04-17-2005, 09:27 AM
Saturday afternoon, got me big ol' scotch on the rocks &

settled into my easy chair for an afternoon of watching

the go go Sox...........1 hour & thirty nine minutes later

it was over! I didn't even have time to finish my drink.

dadgummittt! I was left with nuthin' but golf...

way to go Buehrle!!!

go go Soxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 1st place feels great

nasox
04-17-2005, 09:36 AM
By the looks of your post, it looks like you had time to finish you scotch, and wipe off a few more as well.:gulp: :gulp: :gulp: :redneck

AntoneSmith2
04-17-2005, 10:09 AM
:kneeslap:

guillen4life13
04-17-2005, 10:15 AM
Drink up. I hate to say it, but I don't think this good feeling is gonna last long. Enjoy it while it's here, and hope it stays.

zach074
04-17-2005, 10:33 AM
Drink up. I hate to say it, but I don't think this good feeling is gonna last long. Enjoy it while it's here, and hope it stays.

Hows it going Mr.Negative?

Nard
04-17-2005, 10:51 AM
These propellerheads sure know how to bring down a party. :rolleyes:

SOXintheBURGH
04-17-2005, 10:56 AM
I know what he means though. 7th inning stretch, got up and grabbed another beer and took a leak, then the game was over when I got back!

munchman33
04-17-2005, 11:27 AM
Drink up. I hate to say it, but I don't think this good feeling is gonna last long. Enjoy it while it's here, and hope it stays.

You've been hanging out with Homefish, haven't you?

Baby Fisk
04-17-2005, 11:51 AM
I know what he means though. 7th inning stretch, got up and grabbed another beer and took a leak, then the game was over when I got back!

No kidding. Every time I channel surfed, I'd come back and Buehrle would already have one out in the top of each inning! :o:

kravdog
04-17-2005, 12:18 PM
Anyone remember the game Beuhrle pitched against Mark
Mulder in August,2003?? A Friday night game at home.
Sox win,3-2.Game time:1:53 .

Behrle might pitch a home game in under 90 minutes
sometime this season.:cool: :cool: :cool:

i do remember it well. crazy stole that homer and sealed the game. Sitting club level with the family for that one...one of the better games Ive seen in person.

NonetheLoaiza
04-17-2005, 12:21 PM
Buehrle was quite the talk around MLB. I must have heard on 3 or 4 games the announcers talking about that game only lasting 1:39...

C-Dawg
04-17-2005, 12:29 PM
Got to get seats on the first base side for these 1:05 day games :D: Anything in the upper deck is shaded, and you're ok with shade in the lower deck from rows 20 and up.

Heh heh, no I wasn't complaining about the sun. ;) In April it feels good! That was a great day to be there, with the feet propped up on the railing all afternoon in the sun.

voodoochile
04-17-2005, 12:51 PM
shortest game of the millenium according to BBTN...

Next shortest was 101 minutes. Burlymon first to crack 100 in a long time...