Today in Tribe History: May 24, 1918
Bob Toth | On 24, May 2015
1918 – Stan Coveleski goes the distance…twice…and then some, as he throws a 19-inning complete game win against the New York Yankees, 3-2.
In notching his sixth win of the season, Coveleski allowed a dozen hits scattered over the game with six walks mixed in while striking out four. It is his third consecutive start beyond nine innings and his fourth of the season. Allen Russell went seven innings for the Yankees before handing the ball off to George Mogridge, who threw 12 innings in relief.
Left fielder Smoky Joe Wood‘s second home run of the game proved to be the difference for Cleveland in the 19th. The game takes three hours and 45 minutes to complete.