Looking at the Numbers

Updated: September 11, 2013

NORTH CAROLINA (BASN)- 1. Former Baylor basketball star Brittney Griner, who has a 7’4 wingspan left college with 748 blocks, an NCAA record and 3,283 points, second of all-time.

2. 78,000 people have applied for a one-way ticket to Mars.

3. Since ML went to six division in 1985, 62% of the division leaders at the All-Star break went on to win the division.

4. It took Angels’ Mike Trout 21,288 days to get a single, a double, a triple, and home-run in Anaheim’s 12-0 win against the Mariners, making him the youngest American League player ever to hit for the cycle.

5. 1 in 10 children born in the U.S. are diagnosed with ADHD, which means there are approximately 6 million kids with that diagnosis.

6. Seattle’s Russell Wilson, who was a third round pick in 2012, tied Payton Manning’s NFL rookie record with 26 TDs.

7. According to Dogbite.org, a dog bite victims’ organization, pitbulls  were responsible for 52 of the 88 U.S.deaths from dog attacks from 2006 to 2008.

8. NY Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith completed  71.2% as a senior at West Virginia.

9. More than 70% of the U.S. gambling revenue is generated outside of Nevada.

10. Kimberly Duncan from LSU is five-time and the first female sprinter to win NCAA indoor and outdoor titles in the 200 meters in consecutive years. 

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