Guinness Book of World Records http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Players battle heat in quest for baseball record http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/players-battle-heat-quest-baseball-record <p><strong>Updated at 8:55 am Thursday: </strong>The players officially broke the record of 48 hours, 9 minutes and 12 seconds around 7:30 this morning. They&#39;ll keep playing until 7 pm to reach 60 hours.</p><p><em>Our original story:</em></p><p>A group of 52 baseball players has taken to the diamond at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O&#39;Fallon, Mo. this Fourth of July in an effort to break the world record for the longest baseball game.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 14:21:23 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4054 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Players battle heat in quest for baseball record Lincoln fans go for record by reciting speech http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lincoln-fans-go-record-reciting-speech <p>Winter hats mingled with stovepipe hats at the center of a nationwide effort to honor Abraham Lincoln and set a world record.</p><p>Hundreds of people gathered Friday in Springfield to recite <a href="http://www.nationalcenter.org/Lincoln%27sFarewell.html">the speech Lincoln gave when he left for the White House</a>. At the same time, people across the country read the speech in hope of setting a new mark for the most people to read a document aloud simultaneously.</p><p>Lincoln delivered his heartfelt goodbye exactly 150 years ago.</p> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 19:53:12 +0000 The Associated Press & WUIS 515 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lincoln fans go for record by reciting speech