Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 3/8/13
Adam Engel slides back into first base safely. He would stole second in the 14th inning and scored the winning run against Alabama when Cole Sturgeon got a bases-loaded walk, giving UofL a 4-3 win in the first game of a three-game series. Fourteen innings of baseball in 40-degree temperatures (wind chill of 30) on Friday were a severe test for hardened University of Louisville baseball fans who were treated to a 14-inning marathon against Alabama Seats in the sun were prized possessions for individuals among the 1,659 spectators. The new right and left field seating sections were packed, with entire sections of empty seats under the pre-existing roof. When the sun moved, the fans followed, moving higher up to catch the rays, seeking warmth. When the game went into extra inning and the sun disappeared, many of the fans headed for their vehicles apparently, thinking the game would never end. The faithful few, a couple of hundred, were rewarded with a 4-3 win over the Crimson Tide when...
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