August 23, 1989, At Olympic Stadium, the second-longest shutout in big league history ends when Rick Dempsey homers off Dennis Martinez in the top of the 22nd inning to break up a scoreless tie and give the Dodgers a 1 – 0 win over the Expos in the longest game in Expos history. The game featured a major league 1st when the umps toss the Expos mascot Youppi in the 11th for annoying Tommy Lasorda. The L.A. skipper takes exception to the loud noise caused by the hairy creature’s running leap onto the visitors’ dugout before sneaking back into a front row seat.

The umps allow Youppi to return in the 13th. He is wearing a nightgown and night cap, carrying a pillow and pretends to sleep on the home dugout roof where he has been confined to by the umps. In the 16th, Larry Walker apparently scores the game-winner, but the Dodgers appeal – with two umps in the tunnel – and get the play revesed. 

Eddie Murray in the 18th moves the second base ump and slams a drive that Walker traps off the padding in RF.

Fans stand for three “seventh-inning stretches” during the major-league record (in time, and for a 1 – 0 game) 6 hours, 14 minute game. Other club records are set and several major league records are noted: most innings (22) without a walk by the Expos tops the Pirates (who used one pitcher) against the Giants, July 17, 1914.

The longest shut out in history was when the Astros blanked the Mets for 24 frames en route to a 1-0 win at the Astrodome in 1968.

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