World Series records

October 25, 1991

Records set or tied in the 1991 World Series (through Game 4):

RECORDS SET

Most hits by a rookie, postseason -- 12, Chuck Knoblauch, Minnesota (7 in ALCS vs. Toronto, 5 in World Series vs. Atlanta); old record 11, Jimmy Seb- ring, 1903, Pittsburgh (8 game World Series vs. Boston), and Fred Lynn, 1975 Boston (4 in ALCS vs. Oakland, 7 in World Series vs. Cincinnati).

Players used, one team -- 23, Minnesota, Oct. 22, 1991; old record 21, New York (AL) vs. Brooklyn, Oct. 5, 1947; Cincinnati vs. New York (AL), Oct, 9, 1961; and Oakland vs. New York (NL), 12 innings, Oct. 14, 1973.

Players used, both teams -- 42, Minnesota (23) vs. Atlanta (19), Oct. 22, 1991; old record 38, Chicago (19) vs. Detroit (19), 12 innings, Oct. 8, 1945; New York (AL) (21) vs. Brooklyn (17), Oct. 5, 1947; and Oakland (21) vs. New York (NL) (17), 12 innings, Oct. 14, 1973.

Pinch hitters used, one team -- 8, Minnesota, Oct. 22, 1991; old record 6, by Los Angeles vs. Chicago (AL), Oct. 6, 1959.

Pinch hitters used, both teams -- 12, Minnesota (8), Atlanta (4), Oct. 22, 1991; old record 8, Oakland (5) vs. New York (NL) (3), 12 innings, Oct. 14, 1973; and Baltimore (4) vs. Philadelphia (4), Oct 15, 1983.

Longest night game, time -- 4 hours, 4 minutes; old record 4:02, New York Mets vs. Boston, 10 innings, Oct. 25, 1986.

RECORDS TIED

Longest night game, innings -- 12, Minnesota vs. Atlanta, Oct. 22, 1991; matches Cincinnati vs. Boston, Oct. 21, 1975, and Los Angeles (NL) vs. New York (AL), Oct. 11, 1977.

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