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Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
Fans, including hundreds of area students, enter Parkview Field on Wednesday morning to watch the TinCaps take on Burlington. But the students had to get back to school long before the end of the game, which went 18 innings and lasted nearly six hours. The TinCaps lost 7-5 in the longest game, in time, in Fort Wayne franchise history.