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Jun 12

Casanova’s Long Night

June 12, 1967

At District of Columbia Stadium the Washington Senators and the Chicago White Sox played in what was the longest night game (22 innings, six hours, and 38 minutes) in Major League history.  The Senators win the game 6-5 when Paul Casanova hits a single to left field and Hank Allen scores the winning run in the bottom of the 22nd inning.

The ninth at bat is the charm for the Senators’ catcher, Paul Casanova.  After catching the entire 22 innings and going zero for his first eight at bats, Casanova was able to produce the game-winning hit.

Quick Facts:
Paul Casanova makes the 1967 the American League all star team.

Washington Senators 6, Chicago White Sox 5

Game Played on Monday, June 12, 1967 (N) at D.C. Stadium

CHI A    1  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0    1  0  0
WAS A    0  0  0    2  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  0
CHI A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   5 15  0
WAS A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   6 13  0
 BATTING
Chicago White Sox            AB R H RBI BB SO PO A
Williams rf                  10   2   2   0       0   0       2   0
Buford 2b,3b                  9   0   3   1       0   0       2  10
Agee cf                       8   0   0   0       1   2      10   0
Berry lf                      8   1   2   0       1   0       4   0
McCraw 1b                     8   1   2   0       1   2      29   1
Ward 3b                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Weis pr,2b                  2   1   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Causey ph,2b                3   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Hansen ss                     8   0   3   2       1   1       5   8
Martin c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Kenworthy ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wood p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burgess ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Locker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stroud ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilhelm p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Horlen p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McNertney ph,c              6   0   2   1       0   1       6   3
Totals                       75   5  15   4       4  11      64  32
FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Buford-McCraw, Hansen-Causey-McCraw, Buford-McNertney-McCraw.
BATTING - 
2B: Hansen (5,off Coleman); Williams (5,off Priddy); Berry (7,off Knowles).
SH: Causey (4,off Knowles).
HBP: Ward (3,by Coleman); McNertney (1,by Baldwin).
GDP: Agee (5,off Coleman).
IBB: Hansen (4,by Knowles).
Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Buford (16,2nd base by Knowles/Casanova); Berry (4,Home by Baldwin/Casanova);
Williams (2,2nd base by Baldwin/Casanova).
Washington Senators          AB R H RBI BB SO PO A
Saverine 2b,ss                8   1   1   0       0   0       5  13
Valentine cf                  9   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Howard lf                     3   1   1   1       0   2       0   0
  H. Allen lf                 4   1   0   0       2   1       4   0
Peterson rf                   9   2   4   3       0   0       0   0
Epstein 1b                    7   0   2   0       2   1      32   2
Casanova c                    9   0   1   1       0   3      13   3
McMullen 3b                   7   1   1   0       1   0       3   4
Brinkman ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   7
  King ph                     0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Knowles p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Baldwin p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Nen ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Humphreys p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Coleman p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Lines p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cullen ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Priddy p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Allen ph,2b              4   0   1   0       1   0       5   3
Totals                       69   6  13   6       7   9      66  40
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McMullen-Saverine-Epstein.
BATTING - 
HR: Howard (16,4th inning off Horlen 0 on 1 out); Peterson 2 (5,4th inning
off Horlen 0 on 1 out,6th inning off Horlen 1 on 2 out).
SH: Saverine (2,off Wood).
SF: King (1,off Locker).
GDP: McMullen (7,off Buzhardt); Casanova (9,off Buzhardt).
IBB: Epstein 2 (2,by Buzhardt 2).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: B. Allen (2,2nd base by Wilhelm/McNertney); H. Allen (1,2nd base by
Buzhardt/McNertney);McMullen (3,2nd base by Buzhardt/McNertney).
PITCHING
Chicago White Sox            IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP
Horlen                        5.2   5   4   4   0   4   3  22
McMahon                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wood                          2     0   0   0   1   0   0   7
Locker                        3     1   1   1   0   1   0  10
Wilhelm                       2.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Buzhardt L(2-5)               8     6   1   1   5   3   0  30
Totals                       21.1  13   6   6   7   9   3  78
WP: Locker 2 (2).
IBB: Buzhardt 2 (3,Epstein 2).
Washington Senators          IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP
Coleman                       6.1   6   4   4   1   2   0  25
Lines                         1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Priddy                        2     3   1   1   0   0   0   9
Knowles                       5.1   3   0   0   3   6   0  21
Baldwin                       3.2   2   0   0   0   2   0  12
Humphreys W(2-1)              3     0   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                       22    15   5   5   4  11   0  82
HBP: Coleman (3,Ward); Baldwin (1,McNertney).
IBB: Knowles (6,Hansen).
Umpires: HP - Emmett Ashford, 1B - Red Flaherty, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Lou DiMuro
Time of Game: 6:38   Attendance: 7236
Starting Lineups:

   Chicago White Sox             Washington Senators
1. Williams            rf        Saverine            2b
2. Buford              2b        Valentine           cf
3. Agee                cf        Howard              lf
4. Berry               lf        Peterson            rf
5. McCraw              1b        Epstein             1b
6. Ward                3b        Casanova            c
7. Hansen              ss        McMullen            3b
8. Martin              c         Brinkman            ss
9. Horlen              p         Coleman             p

WHITE SOX 1ST. Williams singled to second; Buford singled to
right [Williams to third]; Agee grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Williams scored, Buford out at
second]; Berry grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators 0.

SENATORS 1ST: Saverine grounded out (second to first); Valentine
flied out to center; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
White Sox 1, Senators 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: McCraw singled to left; McCraw was picked off
first (pitcher to first to second); Ward popped to third in foul
territory; Hansen flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
White Sox 1, Senators 0.

SENATORS 2ND: Peterson grounded out (second to first); Epstein
singled to center; Casanova struck out; McMullen flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Martin flied out to center; Horlen grounded out
(shortstop to first); Williams grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators 0.

SENATORS 3RD: Brinkman grounded out (shortstop to first);
Coleman struck out; Saverine grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators 0.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Buford grounded out (pitcher to first); Agee
flied out to center; Berry grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators 0.

SENATORS 4TH: Valentine flied out to right; Howard homered;
Peterson homered; Epstein flied out to left; Casanova grounded
out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 1,
Senators 2.

WHITE SOX 5TH: McCraw struck out; Ward struck out; Hansen
doubled to left; Martin popped to third in foul territory; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators 2.

SENATORS 5TH: McMullen flied out to center; Brinkman grounded
out (shortstop to first); Coleman grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators 2.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Horlen grounded out (shortstop to first);
Williams grounded out (second to first); Buford grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators
2.

SENATORS 6TH: Saverine singled to catcher; Valentine flied out
to center; Howard struck out; Peterson homered [Saverine
scored]; MCMAHON REPLACED HORLEN (PITCHING); Epstein flied out
to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 1, Senators 4.

WHITE SOX 7TH: H. ALLEN REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING LF); Agee
grounded out (shortstop to first); Berry walked; McCraw singled
to right [Berry to third]; Ward was hit by a pitch [McCraw to
second]; WEIS RAN FOR WARD; Hansen singled to center [Berry
scored, McCraw scored, Weis to third]; LINES REPLACEd Coleman
(PITCHING); KENWORTHY BATTED FOR MARTIN; Kenworthy made an out
to first; MCNERTNEY BATTED FOR MCMAHON; McNertney singled to
center [Weis scored, Hansen to third]; Williams grounded out
(pitcher to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 4, Senators
4.

SENATORS 7TH: MCNERTNEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); WOOD
REPLACED KENWORTHY (PITCHING); WEIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B);
BUFORD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Casanova flied out to
right; McMullen grounded out (third to first); Brinkman grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 4,
Senators 4.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Buford grounded out (shortstop to first); Agee
grounded out (shortstop to first); Berry grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 4, Senators 4.

SENATORS 8TH: CULLEN BATTED FOR LINES; Cullen walked; Saverine
out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Cullen to second];
Valentine flied out to center; H. Allen grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 4, Senators 4.

WHITE SOX 9TH: PRIDDY REPLACED CULLEN (PITCHING); McCraw
grounded out (second to first); Weis popped to third in foul
territory; Hansen singled to center; BURGESS BATTED FOR WOOD;
Burgess flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 4,
Senators 4.

SENATORS 9TH: LOCKER REPLACED BURGESS (PITCHING); Peterson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Epstein grounded out
(shortstop to first); Casanova struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 White Sox 4, Senators 4.

WHITE SOX 10TH: McNertney grounded out (third to first);
Williams doubled to right; Buford singled to center [Williams
scored]; Agee popped to second in foul territory; Berry grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 4.

SENATORS 10TH: McMullen singled to third; KING BATTED FOR
BRINKMAN; Locker threw a wild pitch [McMullen to second]; Locker
threw a wild pitch [McMullen to third]; King hit a sacrifice fly
to center [McMullen scored]; B. ALLEN BATTED FOR PRIDDY; B.
Allen grounded out (second to first); Saverine grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 11TH: B. ALLEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); SAVERINE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); KNOWLES REPLACED KING
(PITCHING); McCraw struck out; Weis grounded out (third to
first); Hansen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

SENATORS 11TH: Valentine flied out to center; H. Allen grounded
out (shortstop to first); Peterson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 12TH: STROUD BATTED FOR LOCKER; Stroud grounded out
(pitcher to first); McNertney struck ouT.  Williams grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

SENATORS 12TH: WILHELM REPLACEd Stroud (PITCHING); Epstein
struck out; Casanova grounded out (third to first); McMullen
made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 13TH: Buford singled to shortstop; Buford was caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop to second to
pitcher to second); Agee walked; Berry singled to right [Agee to
third]; McCraw reached on a fielder's choice [Agee out at home
(shortstop to catcher), Berry to second]; CAUSEY BATTED FOR
WEIS; Causey struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

SENATORS 13TH: CAUSEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Knowles flied
out to center; B. Allen singled to center; B. Allen was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Saverine made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 14TH: Hansen grounded out (second to first); Wilhelm
struck out; McNertney grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

SENATORS 14TH: Valentine grounded out (second to first); H.
Allen walked; BUZHARDT REPLACED WILHELM (PITCHING); Peterson
lined into a double play (third to first) [H. Allen out at
first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 15TH: Williams popped to first in foul territory;
Buford made an out to second; Agee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

SENATORS 15TH: Epstein singled to center; Casanova struck out;
McMullen grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Epstein out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox
5, Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 16TH: Berry doubled to right; McCraw walked; Causey
out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Berry to third,
McCraw to second]; Hansen was walked intentionally; BALDWIN
REPLACED KNOWLES (PITCHING); Berry was caught stealing home
(catcher unassisted); Buzhardt struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 White Sox 5, Senators 5.

SENATORS 16TH: Baldwin struck out; B. Allen flied out to center;
Saverine flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 17TH: McNertney was hit by a pitch; Williams forced
McNertney (catcher to shortstop); Williams was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Buford flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

SENATORS 17TH: Valentine singled to center; H. Allen forced
Valentine (first to shortstop); H. Allen was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Peterson popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 18TH: Agee struck out; Berry grounded out (first
unassisted); McCraw flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
White Sox 5, Senators 5.

SENATORS 18TH: Epstein grounded out (first unassisted); Casanova
flied out to center; McMullen walked; McMullen was caught
stealing second (pitcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
White Sox 5, Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 19TH: Causey singled to left; Hansen flied out to
left; Buzhardt forced Causey (catcher to shortstop); McNertney
singled to right [Buzhardt to third]; Williams forced McNertney
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

SENATORS 19TH: NEN BATTED FOR BALDWIN; Nen grounded out (pitcher
to first); B. Allen grounded out (first unassisted); Saverine
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators
5.

WHITE SOX 20TH: HUMPHREYS REPLACED NEN (PITCHING); Buford
grounded out (first unassisted); Agee grounded out (pitcher to
first); Berry flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 5, Senators 5.

SENATORS 20TH: Valentine singled to center; H. Allen struck out;
Peterson singled to right [Valentine to third]; Epstein was
walked intentionally [Peterson to second]; Casanova grounded
into a double play (third to catcher to first) [Valentine out at
home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 21ST: McCraw grounded out (second to first); Causey
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hansen grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

SENATORS 21ST: McMullen grounded out (third to first); Humphreys
grounded out (second to first); B. Allen walked; Saverine made
an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Senators 5.

WHITE SOX 22ND: Buzhardt struck out; McNertney grounded out
(pitcher to first); Williams grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 5.

SENATORS 22ND: Valentine grounded out (third to first); H. Allen
walked; Peterson singled to right [H. Allen to third]; Epstein
was walked intentionally [Peterson to second]; Casanova singled
to left [H. Allen scored, Peterson to third, Epstein to second];
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  White Sox 5, Senators 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 White Sox        5  15   0   11
 Senators         6  13   0    8
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