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Statistics About The Fastest Mlb Games

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"The shortest nine-inning MLB game lasted just 51 minutes."

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"The shortest Opening Day game was just 1 hour 25 minutes, Pittsburgh Pirates v. Cincinnati Reds (1917)."

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"The fastest 18-inning game in MLB history was in 1918 and lasted 2 hours, 7 minutes."

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"The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees played a marathon game in 2006 that lasted 4 hours 45 minutes, the longest nine-inning game ever."

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"The New York Giants & Philadelphia Phillies (1919) played a 51-minute game, the shortest in MLB history."

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"The record for the most number of fast games (less than 2 hours 30 mins) in a season is held by the 1944 Dodgers with 69 games."

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"The fastest completed playoff game in MLB history was just 1 hour 13 minutes, Brooklyn Dodgers v. New York Yankees (1949)."

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"The fastest World Series game recorded lasted only 1 hour 25 minutes in 1908."

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"The San Francisco Giants played the fastest 9-inning home game in 2017, which lasted just 2 hours 15 minutes."

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"The fastest nine-inning night game in Major League Baseball history was 1 hour and 15 minutes between the Giants and the Phillies in 1949."

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Statistic 11

"The World Series game between Washington Senators and New York Giants in 1924 lasted for 1 hour and 55 minutes, making it one of the fastest World Series games ever."

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"The average length of a game in the 2020 MLB season was up from 2019, at 3 hours 7 minutes."

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"The St. Louis Browns and the New York Yankees played one of the fastest games in MLB history in 1926, which lasted only 1 hour 12 minutes."

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"In 2021, the fastest game was between the Miami Marlins and the San Francisco Giants. The game lasted 2 hours 26 minutes."

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"The Philadelphia Athletics and the Washington Senators played one of the fastest extra-inning games lasting 1 hour and 55 minutes in 1908."

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"The shortest doubleheader in MLB history took place on September 28, 1926 when the Yankees played the St. Louis Browns: it lasted 2 hours and 7 minutes."

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"The Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Senators had a game in 1908 that only lasted 1 hour and 15 minutes."

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"The shortest MLB game ever played at night was between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros, who completed a nine-inning game in just 2 hours."

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"A complete game between the Seattle Mariners and the Boston Red Sox in 1983 only lasted 1 hour and 53 minutes."

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Statistic 20

"In the 1916 season, the average length of an MLB game was just under 2 hours."

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