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GO FIGURE
Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
July 22, 2013
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July 22, 2013

Go Figure

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Boats in the first of 15 opening-round races of the Louis Vuitton Cup in San Francisco Bay, after Italy's Luna Rossa Challenge sat out against Emirates Team New Zealand in protest of a rules change. The Louis Vuitton winner will face Oracle Team USA for the America's Cup in September.

1,691

Hits as a DH by the Red Sox' David Ortiz, the most in MLB history. Ortiz broke Harold Baines's record of 1,688 during an 11--4 win over the Mariners.

$29.7 million

Price paid in Chichester, England, for the 1954 Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix race car driven by five-time world champ Juan Manuel Fangio, breaking the record for a car at auction by $13.3 million.

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Age of Morgan Shepherd, who became the oldest driver (by six years) to start a NASCAR Cup race, the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire; he finished 41st.

5:23:30

Time in the Gold Coast Marathon for Australia's Michael Milton, who lost his left leg to cancer in 1982. The Winter Paralympic gold medalist broke the Guinness record for a marathon on crutches by 1:01:18.

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