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World Series Game 3 was the longest game in postseason history

18 innings of endless baseball.

World Series - Boston Red Sox v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game Three Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

If you stayed up watching World Series Game 3 on Friday night (and Saturday morning) then congratulations. You stuck it out for the longest game in World Series and playoff history. If you weren’t rooting for either of the teams playing you might be fundamentally broken but you did it. The game clocked in at seven hours and 20 minutes.

The longest previous World Series game came in at five hours and 41 minutes. When it hit the fifteenth it also became the longest World Series game by innings. 14 innings happened three other times: 1916 Game 2 (the last time these two teams played in the Fall Classic), 2005 Game 3, and 2015 Game 1.

It then became the longest postseason game ever around 2:30am EST, surpassing six hours and 23 minutes. It then got the same distinction by innings, not just time, as it joined the other 18-inning games in October history.

It lasted longer than the entire 1939 World Series. All of the games. In a whole series.

So if you stayed awake for all of it, good for you. You witnessed history. And a whole lot of baseball between the Dodgers and Red Sox.