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Runs batted in by Goodlettsville (Tenn.) second baseman Lorenzo Butler in his team's 24--16 win over Petaluma (Calif.) in the semifinals of the Little League World Series, a single-game record. His three homers tied the tournament's single-game record.
Distance, in feet, of the winning toss in the men's division of the annual Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships, held in Savonlinna, Finland. The mark, by Ere Karjalainen of the host country, set a new world record.
Players in major league history who have hit three home runs in a game and hit for the cycle in the same week. Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre homered three times in a 12--3 win over the Orioles on Aug. 22, then hit for the cycle in an 8--0 victory over the Twins last Friday to become the first player to accomplish the feat since Joe DiMaggio in 1948.
Cost of the Jumbotron being installed in the 6,500-seat stadium of the Carthage (Texas) High football team. The screen is 26 feet high and 44 feet wide.