Toronto Mike

The 19 Run Inning


Last night, in the first game a double header, we in Raging Storm put up 19 runs in one inning.  We put our collective heads together and couldn't remember ever scoring 19 runs in a single inning.

This got me wondering... had 19 runs ever been scored in a single inning in major league history?  I honestly wasn't sure.  It seemed highly unlikely but plausible, so I looked it up.

Way back in 1883, on September 6, the Chicago White Stockings put 18 runs on the board in the 7th inning against the Detroit Wolverines.  That 107 year old record remains today.

Of course, now there's a new record.  Raging Storm scored 19 against the Hawks in the comp division of the RSPA.

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