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Go Figure
Ben Reiter
September 01, 2008
8 Games this season in which the Red Sox' Daisuke Matsuzaka, who leads the AL in bases on balls, has walked at least five batters.
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September 01, 2008

Go Figure

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8
Games this season in which the Red Sox' Daisuke Matsuzaka, who leads the AL in bases on balls, has walked at least five batters.

6
Wins by Matsuzaka in those games, the most five-walk wins by an AL pitcher since the Rangers' Bobby Witt had eight in 1987.

$50,000
Amount awarded by the Orioles to University of Baltimore School of Law student Kevin Gracie on Aug. 19 for being the 50 millionth fan to pass through the gates at Camden Yards.

16
Years it took for Camden Yards to hit the 50 million mark, faster than any other stadium in major league history.

474
Olympic medals won since 1896 by athletes who attended an Ivy League school; if the Ivy were a country, it would rank ninth on the alltime medal table.

26.6%
Percentage of Olympic-related news stories (including newspapers, websites, network and cable TV and radio) during the Beijing Games that focused on Michael Phelps, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.

4.0%
Percentage that focused on U.S. gymnast Nastia Liukin, the second-most covered Olympic athlete.

26
Hits by the Cardinals in an 18--3 win over the Braves, the team's highest single-game total since 1930.

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