Amount Flames enforcer Denis Gauthier will donate to the Calgary Special Olympics for every hit he lays on an opponent this season.
Combined age of Arizona pitcher Mike Morgan (42) and Atlanta first baseman Julio Franco (43) when they faced each other on Oct. 17—the oldest postseason pitcher-batter combo ever.
Major league seasons in which the ratio of strikeouts to walks exceeded 2 to I: the pitching-dominant years from 1966 to'68, and 2001.
Teams that reached the World Series one season after replacing Buck Showalter as manager: the 1996 Yankees and Arizona this year.
Position of Division II Grand Valley State of Allendale, Mich., in statistician David Rothman's college football rankings, one of eight used in the BCS formula.