On May 9, 1984, the Chicago White Sox and Milwaukee Brewers complete the longest game – by time – in major league history. The White Sox win the game in the 25th inning when Harold Baines hits a 420-foot home run against Chuck Porter to give the White Sox a 7 – 6 victory over the Brewers. The game falls one inning shy of the major league record, but takes by far the most time to play: 8 hours and 6 minutes. The contest was suspended the previous day after 17 innings with the score tied 3 – 3, and each team scores three more runs in the 21st. The Sox lose a chance to win in the 21st as runner Dave Stegman is touched by 3B coach Jim Leyland, which leads to a Sox protest. Tom Seaver pitches the final inning to earn the win, then wins the regularly-scheduled game as well, 5 – 4. Tom Paciorek of the Sox sets a major-league record as he enters the game in the 4th inning and registers nine at bats as a substitute.