On September 19, 1972 — In a 15-inning contest with Chicago, the A’s set an extra-inning record by using 30 players, including six second basemen and 10 pinch-hitters. Together the two clubs use 51 players, another record. Oakland still loses, 8 – 7.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 19
National Pastime September 19
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game