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GO FIGURE
Edited by Jack McCallum and Hank Hersch
December 15, 1997
90,000Price, in dollars, that three men allegedly demanded from John Henry Williams, son of Ted Williams, for the return of two of his dad's stolen league championship rings.
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December 15, 1997

Go Figure

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90,000
Price, in dollars, that three men allegedly demanded from John Henry Williams, son of Ted Williams, for the return of two of his dad's stolen league championship rings.

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Jail time, in years, each of the men nailed by an FBI ring sting could get if convicted of possession of stolen property.

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Horses in Sunday's $60,000 Bayakoa Handicap at Hollywood Park won by Sharp Cat, the first "walkover" at a major track in 17 years.

3,583,788
Average salary, in dollars, of designated hitters in 1997, tops among American Leaguers.

1,000,000
Royalties, in dollars, earned by the 19 schools whose cheerleading uniforms are worn by University Barbie, which debuted in August.

70,000
Iranian fans who welcomed their team home after it qualified for World Cup competition.

5,000
Female fans among those 70,000 who defied a ban on public mingling of sexes.

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