The star lefty handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, Babe Ruth, established the record of 29 and 2 thirds consecutive scoreless World Series innings pitched. It was not till 1961 that Whitey Ford broke Babe Ruth's World Series record, at 33 innings.
Babe Ruth with 29 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings pitched in World Series play.
The New York Yankees Mariano Rivera holds the all time Post season record of 33 1/3 scoreless innings pitched. Whitey Ford holds the World Series record with 33 consecutive scoreless innings pitched. Christy Mathewson pitched 27 consecutive scoreless innings in a single post season as he threw 3 shutouts in the 1905 World Series.
pitching the most consecutive scoreless innings in world series play
babe ruth in a 14 inning world series complete game in 1916 gave up 1 run in the 1st inning followed by 13 scoreless innings which he won by a score of 2 to 1 .
In 1966, the Baltimore Orioles did not give up one single run -- earned or unearned -- to the L.A. Dodgers in the last 33 innings of the Series.
Through the 2008 World Series ... In a single World Series the record is 27 by Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants in 1905. He threw three complete game shutouts in helping the Giants defeat the Philadelphia Athletics, 4 games to 1. Over more than one World Series the record is 33 2/3 innings by Whitey Ford of the New York Yankees. The streak started in the first inning of Game 1 of the 1960 World Series ... Ford threw shutouts Game 1 and Game 5. It continued in the 1961 World Series as he threw a shutout in Game 1 and 5 scoreless innings in Game 4 to extend the streak to 32 innings. It ended in Game 1 of the 1962 Series with two outs in the second inning.
Jim 'Catfish' Hunter with 13 innings pitched.