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Pawtucket Red Sox
In baseball, the Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the AAA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and belong to the International League. They play their home games at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
The PawSox played the longest game in professional baseball history, a 33 inning game against the Rochester Red Wings at McCoy Stadium. The game started on April 18, 1981. Play was suspend at 4:07AM at the end of the 32d inning. The game did not resume again until June 23 when the Red Wings returned to Pawtucket. Only one inning was needed, with the Pawsox winning in the bottom of the 33rd. Future Major League Baseball stars Cal Ripken Jr. and Wade Boggs played in the game.
The PawSox have won the Governors' Cup , the championship of the IL, twice, and played in the championship game 6 times.
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