About 1,500 in the announced crowd of 17,968 made it through the entire 22 innings at the Metrodome.
Nice place to spend the honeymoon, huh?
"We got here about 5:30 - came for batting practice, the food,
all that," said Bob Huot of Thief River Falls.
"We got to town Monday night," Kathy Huot added. "Got married
this past Saturday. Pretty much came down here for some rest and
The words came while they stood in the Metrodome concourse
early Wednesday morning, a couple of minutes after Pedro Munoz's
22nd-inning home run gave the Twins a 5-4 victory over Cleveland.
By then, Kathy's 7-year-old son, Craig, was asleep in Bob's
arms. It was the second major league game of the youngster's life.
It'll count for two. Almost two-and-a-half.
"He was pretty pumped," Bob Huot said. "He was going with the
crowd pretty good until the 15th or 16th inning. Then he kind of
fell asleep. He woke at the end and was pretty mad that he missed
The Huots and about 1,500 others in the announced crowd of
17,968 made it through the entire evening. Steve Krzmarzick has a
scorecard for proof – 18 innings on one page, the final four on the
next - and a call to co-workers that he was blowing off his plan to
come in for a few hours on his night off to help out at the
supermarket where he works.
"They said, `Are you at the game?' I held up the phone so they
could hear," Krzmarzick said.
|Seattle - F. Hernandez||12:05 PM|
|Cleveland - J. Masterson|
|Toronto - R. Dickey||12:05 PM|
|NY Yankees - C. Sabathia|
|Arizona - W. Miley||12:10 PM|
|Miami - R. Nolasco|
|Cincinnati - H. Bailey||12:35 PM|
|Philadelphia - J. Pettibone|
|Houston - L. Harrell||12:35 PM|
|Pittsburgh - J. Locke|
|Los Angeles - M. Magill||12:35 PM|
|Atlanta - M. Minor|
|Tampa Bay - M. Moore||12:35 PM|
|Baltimore - C. Tillman|
|Boston - J. Lackey||1:10 PM|
|Minnesota - P. Hernandez|
|Milwaukee - K. Lohse||1:15 PM|
|St. Louis - J. Gast|
|NY Mets - D. Gee||1:20 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - T. Wood|
|Chicago WSox - J. Peavy||2:35 PM|
|LA Angels - J. Vargas|
|Kansas City - L. Mendoza||3:05 PM|
|Oakland - A. Griffin|
|Washington - D. Haren||3:10 PM|
|San Diego - A. Cashner|
|San Francisco - B. Zito||3:10 PM|
|Colorado - J. Nicasio|
|Detroit - D. Fister||7:05 PM|
|Texas - D. Holland|
|NY Rangers||2:00 PM|
|Los Angeles||12:00 PM|
|Red Bull New York|
|Sporting Kansas City||4:00 PM|
|Real Salt Lake||9:30 PM|