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September 12, 2011

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Consecutive seasons in which a Cardinals pitcher has hit a grand slam (this year: Jake Westbrook's against the Brewers on Aug. 31), a major league first.


Receiving yards for Gehrig Dieter, a senior at South Bend Washington High, in last Friday's 63--10 win over Elkhart Central, breaking the national single-game record of 421 yards set in 2008.


Length of the nonvenomous snake that Gravette (Ark.) High RB Darrick Strzelecki found in his helmet during a water break last week, after unknowingly practicing with the reptile atop his head.


Wins in a row for 5-year-old thoroughbred Rapid Redux after his victory at the Maryland State Fair on Sunday, matching the streaks of Citation and Cigar. The North American record, shared by Zenyatta and Peppers Pride, is 19 in a row.


Diameter of the golf cup—3¾" larger than the standard cup—used at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, for a 12-hole Labor Day tournament hosted by Jack Nicklaus, who hopes to make the game more appealing to new golfers.