According to ESPN, tonight's Houston Astro/Atlanta Braves 18 inning games (Oct 9th, 2005) is the longest post-season game. Houston won.
That has happened twice in National Hockey League history and once in Major League Baseball history but never in National Basketball Association history.
Andy Pettitte has the most career postseason wins with 18.
As of 2012's Postseason, 10 teams in total, 5 teams from each league will make the Postseason.
As of the start of the 2007 postseason, Bernie Williams had played the most postseason games in MLB history with 121. However, Derek Jeter had played 119 games in the postseason and, barring injury, will pass Williams for the #1 spot if he plays 3 games in the 2007 postseason.
21 games 1935 Chicago cubs
Joe Dimaggio 1941 56 straight games
New york mets 22 innings
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Derek Jeter holds the record for most career games played in the postseason with 138.
The longest Opening Day game in major league history was a 15-inning affair played at Cleveland Stadium on April 19, 1960. The Detroit Tigers defeated the Cleveland Indians 4-2.
The 2002 Oakland Athletics hold the record for the longest Major League Baseball (MLB) winning streak by an American League (AL) team with 20 consecutive wins.
In Major League Baseball, a wild card may be issued if two teams in both the American and the National league qualify for the postseason even though they did not win in their division.
There are 2 Wildcards in Major League Baseball, one in each league. The wildcard team -- the team with the best record that did not win the division -- gets to join the division winners in the postseason.
Major League baseball season typically runs from early April to late September, followed by the postseason in October.
Jon Papelbon Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969 in Panama City, Panama) is a relief pitcher for Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. He has the 4th most regular season career saves in Major League history, is the American League career leader, and has won 4 World Series titles with the Yankees. He is the all-time Major League postseason leader in saves and ERA. Nicknamed "Mo", Rivera is frequently referred to as the greatest postseason relief pitcher of all time, and is often considered to be the greatest closer in baseball history. Rivera is well-known for his signature pitch, a sharp-breaking cut fastball.
Chipper Jones has the most career postseason games played for a National League player with 92.