Average payroll, in dollars, of major league teams in 1976, the first year of free agency.
Current major league players making $1.2 million or more per season.
Dollars donated to Fordham University, for the construction of an athletic training center, by William Walsh, a Menlo Park, Calif., investment manager who in 1947 was cut from the Rams' freshman football squad by coach Vince Lombardi.
Dollars spent in a charity auction by a Tennessee sophomore for a date with Volunteers quarterback Peyton Manning.
Increase in cap size for Chicago White Sox rightfielder Dave Martinez, who was hospitalized with a concussion after colliding with centerfielder Lyle Mouton.
Push-ups that coach Ed t'Sas requires each member of the baseball team at Antelope Valley High in Lancaster, Calif., to perform at every practice, which caused senior pitcher Sean Douglass, a projected early round pick in next month's amateur draft, to quit the team.