In 1973, the Mets beat the Dodgers, 7-3, in 19 innings in a game that ended at 3:42 a.m. The Dodgers’ Manny Mota had a rough day, going 0-for-9.
The Mets have a history of marathons. They had a Sunday doubleheader one year against the Giants that could still be going on. … There was the July 4 game here in Atlanta. … They had a 25-inning game against the Cardinals at Shea.
I fought to stay awake in the Cardinal and Brave games. If you watched or were there, let us know.