Our History

2007 World Record Baseball Game

Date: Oct. 13 and 14, 2007

Location: T.R. Hughes Ballpark, O’Fallon, MO.

Charity: Gene Slay’s Boys’ Club of St.Louis.

Donations Raised: $100,000


Event Description: Forty amateur baseball players entered the Guinness Book Of World Records by playing a baseball game lasting 32 hours, 29 minutes, and 25 seconds. The game lasted 92 innings with the St. Louis Browns beating the St. Louis Stars 119-81. The effort raised $100,000 for the Gene Slay’s Boys; Club, a St. Louis fixture for 80 years and the first Boys’ Club in Missouri.


2009 World Record Baseball Game

Date: October 9-11, 2009

Location: T.R. Hughes Ballpark, O’Fallon, MO. 

Charity:  SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center 

Donations Raised: $150,000


Event Description: Forty amateur baseball players set a new Guinness World Record by playing a baseball game lasting 48 hours, 9 minutes, and 25 seconds.  The game was played over 133 innings with the Edward Jones’ sponsored St. Louis Browns defeating the Jonny G Foundation St. Louis Cardinals 180-140.   

2012 World Record Basketball Game

 

Date: March 21-25, 2012

Location: Missouri Athletic Club

Charity: Joplin Tornado Relief, Joplin Chamber of Commerce

Donations Raised: $150,000


Event Description: Twenty-four amateur basketball players with an average age of 42, set a new Guinness World Record by playing a marathon 112 hours and 13 seconds. Team Joplin defeated Team St. Louis 11,806-11,620. Proceeds benefited recovery efforts for Joplin, Missouri after an EF-5 tornado caused over $2.94 billion in damages and took 161 lives.

2012 World Record Baseball Game

Date: July 3-5, 2012

Location: T.R. Hughes Ballpark, O’Fallon, MO.

Charity: BackStoppers

Donations Raised: $150,000


Event Description: 52 amateur baseball players entered the Guinness Book Of World Records by playing a baseball game lasting 60 hours, 11 minutes, and 32 seconds. The game lasted 169 innings with the Team Traube beating the Team Liebe Lettering 249-202. The players played through summer heat averaging 102 degrees for the three day event.

2013 World Record Baseball Game

Date: May 17-19, 2013

Location: GCS Ballpark, Sauget, IL.

Charity: Joplin Tornado Relief, Joplin Chamber of Commerce

Donations Raised: $85,000


Event Description: Fifty-Two amateur baseball players set a new Guinness World Record by playing one marathon game for 62 hours, 32 minutes, 59 seconds. The game was played at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, IL on May 17-19, 2013. Team St. Louis (USA) defeated Team Joplin (USA) 250-196 in 196 innings.


The game was played to benefit the Joplin Chamber of Commerce Foundation and recovery efforts in Joplin, MO.

2014 World Record Basketball Game

2014 World Record Basketball Game

Date: March 24-29, 2014

Location: Meralco Gym, Manila, The Philippines

Charity: Hurricane Haiyan Relief

Donations Raised: No Report


Event Description: The longest marathon playing basketball is 120 hours, 1 minute and 7 seconds, achieved at the Meralco Gym in Manila, Philippines from 24-29, March 2014. 


The organizer of the attempt was Asian Cable Enterprises Inc. Twenty-four players, three from the United States, were divided into two teams for the five day event. Team Walang Iwanan lost to Team Bounce Back 16,783-16,732.

2014 World Record Soccer Game

Date: April 10-14, 2014

Location: Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL 

Charity: St Louis Children’s Hospital Oncology Dept

Donations Raised: $65,000


Event Description: Thirty six players ranging in age from 18-45 played regulation soccer for 73 consecutive hours. The players were exposed to the elements in this game as temps ranged from mid 40’s and raining to sunny in the upper 70’s. With the support of the local community and Blackburn college students the event was a booming success as we found ourselves broadcast live in Times Square on the Today show! Final score of the game 310- 276. 

2014 Wiffle Ball Marathon

Date: October 25-26, 2014

Location: All-Star Performance, Crestwood, MO 

Charity: Operation Food Search

Donations Raised: $2318.68      Pounds of food donated: 1372


Event Description: The Longest Marathon Playing Wiffle Ball was established on October 25-26, 2014 at All-Star Performance Baseball and Softball Training Center in St. Louis, MO.


Ten players were divided into two teams for the two-day event. Team All-Star Performance beat Team Schultz & Myers by the final score of 239-199. Time played was officially 30 hours, 11 minutes and 37 seconds.

2015 World Record Baseball Game

Date: May 21-24, 2015

Location: GCS Ballpark, Sauget, IL.

Charity: Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation

Donations Raised: $95,000


Event Description: Fifty-six amateur baseball players played one baseball game for 70 hours, 9 minutes, and 23 seconds to set a new Guinness World Record. The game which was played over Memorial Day Weekend resulted in a win for the Dino’s Logistics over The Tom Lange Produce Network by a score of 272-246 in 252 innings.

2017 World Record Baseball Game

Date: May 26-29, 2017

Location: GCS Ballpark, Sauget, IL.

Charity: The Mission Continues

Donations Raised: $102,000


Event Description: Fifty-six amateur baseball players played baseball for 74 hours, 26 minutes, and 52 seconds to set a new Guinness World Record. This event featured our first female ballplayer to play in these events. The game was played over Memorial Day Weekend and along with perfect weather brought in some of our largest crowds. There were 651 runs scored over 292 innings of continuous baseball.

2018 Longest Marathon Playing Wiffle Ball

Date: May 26-27, 2018

Location: All Star Performance, 1000 Camera, St. Louis, MO.

Charity: St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Donations Raised: $11,000


Event Description: Ten Wiffle ball enthusiasts joined together to play one non-stop game for 26 hours, 3 minutes, and 32 seconds to set a new world record.  In the process the group used the event to kickoff fundraising for the 2019 baseball marathon to held exactly one year later, also benefiting the Children’s Hospital of St.Louis.  The Wiffle ball event itself helped to raise over $11,000 specifically for the hospital’s Oncology Department.

2019 World Record Baseball Game

Over 75 hours of non-stop Baseball


Date: May 2019 

Location: GCS Ballpark, Sauget, IL.

Charity:  St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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