On May 4, 1954, the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Louis Cardinals set a major league record by using a whopping 42 players in an 11-inning marathon. The Phillies win the game, 14-10. A few notables only 8,000 fans showed up to see todays game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
The Phillies starter was a future hall of famer Robin Roberts who lasted only 2 innings, another Phillie hall of famer, Richie Ashburn went 2-3 and scored 4 runs. Del Ennis lead the way with 4 RBI’s including the games only homerun.
St. Louis also had 2 Future Hall of Famers, Stan Musial who was hitting .38- at the time, was a quite 1-5 but Red Schoendiest went 3-5 with 4 RBI’s.