W: Juan Marichal (13-3) 16 innings
L: Warren Spahn (11-4) 15.33 innings
Tuesday, July 2, 1963 Candlestick Park
Attendance: 15,921, Time of Game: 4:10
16 innings. Giants 1, Braves 0. Willie Mays hit his 15th home run of 1963; 1 for 6.
Other Hall of Fame players in that game:
Hank Aaron 0 for 6
Eddie Mathews 0 for 2
Willie McCovey 1 for 6
Orlando Cepeda 2 for 6
Tom Tango developed a pitch count estimator. Tango had two methods:
bPCE - basic pitch count estimator: (3.3 x BIP + 4.8 x K + 5.5 x BB)
xPCE - more exact pitch count estimator
I played with it in 2008: Pitch Counts. You can read about season and career numbers.
For this legendary 16 inning game:
Pitches per batter faced:
Supposedly Marichal refused to leave the game as long as the 42 year old Spahn was still pitching. I'm guessing that Marichal did not know the pitch count.