Numbers can fascinate and amuse and numbers also tell stories. Here you’ll find the numbers that best reflect the pulse of sports in Seattle and the Northwest.
Jan. 23-29, 2011
11 Non-roster pitchers who have been invited to the Seattle Mariners’ spring training camp. Perhaps four or more have a chance to make the team.
3 More touchdown passes than interceptions in the career of former Michigan quarterback Tate Forcier (17 to 14). Forcier said on Tuesday he is considering transferring to Washington, among several other schools.
8 Players on the Mariners 2011 roster who played shortstop in the major leagues.
41 Years since a University of Washington basketball player recorded double figures in assists in back-to-back games before Isaiah Thomas accomplished the feat against California (13) and Arizona (10). Last to do it: Rafael Stone in December of 1969 against Missouri and Northwestern in a tournament in Tempe, AZ..
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