White Sox down Astros in longest Series game ever

Another late night - really late this time. Try the wee hours way past midnight.

By
October 26, 2005 12:00
1 minute read.

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Another late night - really late this time. Try the wee hours way past midnight. Another unlikely homer at the end, too. And when it was finally over, after 5 hours and 41 minutes, the Chicago White Sox had won the longest game in World Series history and were on the cusp of quite a celebration. Geoff Blum broke through with a tiebreaking homer in the 14th inning and Chicago beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Wednesday morning to move within a win of a sweep and its first title since 1917. "All three of these games - up and down," White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski said. "You think you're going to lose, you think you're going to win. It's been incredible. It's been a crazy Series." Indeed it has - just look who's hitting the big home runs. Chicago won Game 2 on a ninth-inning shot by Scott Podsednik, who didn't have a homer the entire regular season. Then it was Blum, a backup infielder and former Astro who waited on the bench all night before entering as part of a double switch in the 13th inning. "It's the stuff dreams are made of," he said.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

dudi sela
August 31, 2014
Sela steamrolled by Dimitrov

By ALLON SINAI