Bruce Hurst recalls epic 33-inning game

Originally Published: June 24, 2010
By Jim Caple | Page 2

In the time it has taken John Isner and Nicolas Mahut to play their match at Wimbledon, you could have watched the Kirsten Dunst movie "Wimbledon" six times. But I don't know why you'd want to. Watching it once is difficult enough.

Bruce Hurst can sympathize with Isner and Mahut. The former pitcher was part of the longest game in professional baseball history, a 33-inning, eight-hour-and-25-minute game between the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox and Rochester Red Wings in 1981.

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