LOOKING AT THE NUMBERS pt.27

By Eric D.Graham
Updated: May 21, 2012

NORTH CAROLINA—(BASN) 1. Both Rod Carew and George Brett got their 3,000th hit at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, California.

2. The LA Clippers recorded their best winning percentage this season at (.606)

3.

Fenway Park in Boston celebrated its 100th birthday this season.

4. D.Wade and Lebron James combined for 70 of the 101 points scored by the Miami Heat in game four against the Indiana Pacers.

5. In 2009, Derek Jeter broke Lou Gehrig’s franchise record of 2,721 hits.

6. In 1995, Baltimore Orioles Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig’s 56-year old consecutive-game streak.

7. The Oakland Athletics won three straight World Series titles from 1972 to 1974.

8. In 2007, San Francisco Giant Barry Bonds hit his 756th home run, breaking Hank Aaron’s record.

9. Dodger Stadium turns 50 this year with Ervin “Magic” Johnson as the new owner.

10. Elgin Baylor is the only other player, (besides Lebron James) with 40+points, 16+rebounds, and 9+assists in a playoff game, in which he recorded in 1961 against the Detroit Pistons.