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A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

Updated: September 12, 2005, 12:42 AM ET
By Elias Sports Bureau, Inc. | Special to ESPN Insider
A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports:

Major League Baseball

• The Yankees defeated the Red Sox 1-0 on Sunday on a first-inning home run by Jason Giambi. Yankee Stadium fans might think they've seen it all, but unless some of the 55,123 there were also in attendance on April 5, 2001 (against the Royals) or Sept. 26, 1941 (against the Senators), they never saw a game at the House That Ruth Built in which a first-inning solo home run provided the only scoring.

That wasn't all that was noteworthy about Sunday's game. Some other highlights:


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