Ronnie Watts of Wichita West High School in Kansas pitched an 18 inning game as a Junior. The game ended in a 0 - 0 tie called due to darkness. Watts gave up 5 hits, walked 3 and struck out 23 in this marathon.
The other team used 2 pitchers and the starter pitched 14 innings before giving way to his teammate.
This feat took place on 05-05-1966
One answer is ,.... Jack Billingham pitched 13 innings while with Colorado of the Mid-West Winter League in 1975 I seem to recall a pitcher for Victoria BC , pitching 23 innings in first game of a double header back about 1951. This was a AA league I believe W.I.L or P.C.L. Leagues changed names a few times over the years .... lol If anyone can verify the correct answer please email me at jaca56.com The most innings pitched by a pitcher in a single game is 26 and is held by Leon Cadore of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Joe Oeschger of the Boston Braves on May 1, 1920. The game went 26 innings and wound up in a 1-1 tie. Both Cadore and Oeschger pitched the entire 26 innings. It is the longest game, innings wise, in MLB history.
You multiply the number of runs the pitcher has given up by the number of innings in the game then divide it by the number of innings the pitcher has pitched
The most innings pitched by a pitcher in a single game is 26 and is held by Leon Cadore of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Joe Oeschger of the Boston Braves on May 1, 1920. The game went 26 innings and wound up in a 1-1 tie. Both Cadore and Oeschger pitched the entire 26 innings. It is the longest game, innings wise, in MLB history.
No because if the pitcher pitched a perfect game and his team did not get runs that would be unfair to the pitcher and a game is supposed be 9 innings
IP stands for Innings Pitched. It is a pitching statistics that records the amount of innings the pitcher pitched. It can be divided into thirds by the outs that were recorded while the pitcher was still on the mound. For example: Its the 5th inning and there are 2 outs. The pitcher needs to be taken out of the game and is replaced with another pitcher. The number of innings pitched for this game would be 4 2/3. The relief pitcher would then pitch 2 1/3. This would add up to the complete 7 inning game.
For a pitcher to qualify for an earned runs average or wins title in the MLB he must have a minimum of 1.0 innings pitched per game. Therefore he must have a minimum of 162.0 innings pitched for the season
That is Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox who pitched a 14 inning complete game against the Brooklyn Robins in Game 2 of the 1916 World Series, winning 2-1. The opposing pitcher, Sherry Smith, pitched 13 1/3 innings losing the game in the bottom of the 14th on a walk, sacrifice bunt, and single which scored the winning run.
The minimum innings a pitcher needs for a perfect game is nine innnings
The most strikeouts by a single pitcher in a single MLB game is 21 by Tom Cheney of the Washington Senators in a game against the Baltimore Orioles in 1962. The game lasted 16 innings and Cheney pitched all 16. The most strikeouts by a single pitcher in a 9 inning game is 20 and is held jointly by Kerry Wood, Randy Johnson, and Roger Clemens.
Walter Johnson pitched an 18 inning shutout over the Chicago White Sox on May 15, 1918. Lefty Williams was the opposing pitcher, who also went the full 18 innings, and the score was 1-0.