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L. Jon Wertheim
August 25, 2008
6 Consecutive games in which the White Sox' Carlos Quentin was hit by a pitch last week, the longest such streak in the majors since at least 1920.
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August 25, 2008

Go Figure

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6 Consecutive games in which the White Sox' Carlos Quentin was hit by a pitch last week, the longest such streak in the majors since at least 1920.

1 Gold medals won by Mongolia in the 22 Olympics the country has competed in; judoka Naidan Tuvshinbayar won the nation's first last week.

100,000 Condoms in stock at the Beijing Olympic Village clinic, where they're given free to athletes.

9.5 Condoms available per athlete; 10,500 competitors are housed in the village.

5 Perfect games thrown in Little League World Series history; Mexico's Jesus Sauceda tossed one against Italy on Sunday.

0 Balls put in play by Italy; Sauceda struck out all 12 batters he faced in a game shortened to four innings by the mercy rule.

18 1/4 Minutes Finland's Bjarne Hermansson spent in 230� heat to win the World Sauna Championship in Heinola, Finland.

6 Wins, in as many games, for the Cubs this year against the Braves, the first time Chicago has swept the season series since the teams started playing each other in 1876.

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