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

Updated: October 19, 2006, 1:14 AM ET
By Elias Sports Bureau, Inc. | Special to ESPN Insider

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

NLCS Game 6 • John Maine was the seventh rookie pitcher to start for a team that trailed 3-games-to-2 in a best-of-7 postseason series, and get this: Each of the teams that started a rookie pitcher under those circumstances won Game 6 to force a decisive seventh game! The other rookie starters were Jeff Tesreau (1912 Giants), Paul Dean (1934 Cardinals), Gary Waslewski (1967 Red Sox), John Stuper (1982 Cardinals), Les Straker ...

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