The shortest Major League Baseball (MLB) game in history was played between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies on September 28th, 1919. The game lasted only 51 minutes and ended with the Giants winning 6-1.
The Giants had a solid lead throughout the game, scoring five runs in the first inning. The Phillies were only able to score one run in the bottom of the fifth inning. After that, the game went quickly, ending in the bottom of the sixth inning due to the Giants’ large lead.
The game was so short that the Phillies were able to complete their game in the same day and play against the Cincinnati Reds.
The shortest game in MLB history set a number of records. It was the first time that a game had been completed in less than an hour, and the lowest combined score at the time.
The record for the shortest MLB game still stands to this day, and it is unlikely to be broken anytime soon. The game was an incredible feat of skill and strategy, and it will not be forgotten anytime soon.