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

Updated: October 8, 2005, 9:38 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 White Sox swept the Red Sox for their first postseason series victory since winning the 1917 World Series over the New York Giants. Chicago's span of 87 years without a postseason series win was nearly twice as long as the new longest current drought -- 45 years by the Texas Rangers, whose franchise history dates to the 1961 as the expansion Washington Senators.


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