Ed Sudol

Sudol, a former beer-truck driver, enjoyed a distinguished 20-year career in the NL, where, with a little help from the Mets, he became known as The Extra-Inning Umpire. On May 21, 1964, he called the pitches in the 23-inning contest between the Giants and Mets that lasted a NL record seven hours and 23 minutes. On September 11, 1974, he was behind the plate when the Cards and Mets went 25 innings. And early in 1976, the Mets and Cards logged 17 innings with Sudol as plate umpire.