Games Ending After 1AM

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Midnight Games ending after 1:00 A.M.

Assembled by Phil Lowry/Todd Dennis

In preparation for a book on baseball games that have ended after the 1 o’clock hour in the morning, Phil Lowry solicited the help of Todd Dennis in compiling a list of Midnight Sun Games ending after that time.

1:00 AM – Exposition Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/15 – Amateur – Vans 11 Marks 9 in 2:15, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 247 fans.

1:05 AM – Imperial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/07 – Amateur – Tanana Commercial Club  2 vs. Eagles 1 in 2:20

1:07 AM – Exposition Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/12 – Amateur – Van Dycks 20 Eagles 5 in 2:07, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 667 fans.

1:32 AM – Griffin Field, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/56 – United States Air Force – Air Force All-Stars 8 Civilian All-Stars 5 in 3:02, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay.

1:40 AM – Griffin Field, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/55 –  Fairbanks All-Stars 12 Military All-Stars 8 in 3:10, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay.

2:34 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/64 –  Grand Junction Eagles 10 Alaska Goldpanners 5 in 3:34, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 2500 fans.

3:02 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/20/81 –  Alaska Goldpanners 11 Intermountain Badgers 4 in 3:08, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 3000 fans.

1:30 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/19/83 –  Alaska Goldpanners 7 Cook Inlet Bucs 2 in 2:25, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 2600 fans.

2:08 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/84 –  Alaska Goldpanners 9 Republic of China-Taipei Olympic Team 0 in 2:24 and 7 innings, rain delay 0:44 at start, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay, after 7 innings the score was China-Taipei 2 Alaska 1, but China-Taipei refused to bat in top 8th due to misunderstanding over whether game was to be 7 or 9 innings long and whether it was too dark, Alaska won by forfeit – 3000 fans, 1000 fans at end.

1:06 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/20/86 –  Alaska Goldpanners 8 San Francisco Senators 1 in 2:36, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 4000 fans.

1:10 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/00 –  Alaska Goldpanners 3 Santa Barbara Foresters 2 in 2:40, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay bottom 7th.

1:17 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/20/89 –  Alaska Goldpanners 7 San Diego Sea World Killer Whales 3 in 2:42, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 2250 fans.

1:22 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/90 –  Alaska Goldpanners 8 San Bernardino Tribe 3 in 2:59, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay.

1:30 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/99 –  Alaska Goldpanners 7 Oceanside Waves 1 in 2:54, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 3000 fans.

1:43 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/20/87 –  Mat-Su Miners 2 Alaska Goldpanners 1 in 3:13, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 3350 fans.

2:05 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/01 –  Alaska Goldpanners 2 Oceanside Waves 1 in 3:35 and 13 innings, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 3500 fans, 200 fans at end.

2:15 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/20/98 –  Alaska Goldpanners 14 Kelowna Grizzlies 12 in 3:45, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay.

2:30 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/22/91 –  Alaska Goldpanners 9 South Lake Tahoe Stars 8 in 4:00, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 2500 fans.

2:34 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/94 –  Alaska Goldpanners 15 San Diego Stars 6 in 3:16, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay.

3:06 AM – Growden Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/22/85 –  Alaska Goldpanners 8 Moraga Marauders 0 in 4:36, Summer Solstice Alaska Flag Song Midnight Ceremony delay – 1100 fans at end.

3:30 AM – Ladd Field, Fairbanks, Alaska – 6/21/44 – Edmonton Yanks 4, Ladd Field Stars 3, 10 innings – 2,000 fans