The Week contest: Endless game
This week's question: The average nine-inning Major League Baseball game lasted a record 3 hours, 5 minutes this season, up from 2 hours and 46 minutes in 2005. Please come with a medical term to describe the fatigue felt by fans when a baseball game creeps into the third hour.
THE WINNER: "Louisville sluggish"
Kim Doyle, Woolwich, Maine
SECOND PLACE: "Bat-atonic"
D. McSwain, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
THIRD PLACE: "Seventh inning kvetch"
Peter W. Reichert, Richmond, California
Ken Kellam III, Dallas
"Restless league syndrome"
Deborah Gandolfo, Kirkland, Washington
Bill Doughty, Honolulu
David P. Simmons, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Phyllis Klein, New York City
Jim Kulakoski, Port Orange, Florida
"A fatigue of their own"
Bob Latham, Dallas
Dan Larkin, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh
Chip Rollinson, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Ken Liebman, Williston, Vermont
Beth Simon, Oakland, California
"19th inning nervous breakdown"
Bill Levine, Belmont, Massachusetts
Peter Gordon, Great Neck, New York
"Major league fatigue"
Bill Mistele, New City, New York