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Baseball is a game of numbers. These figures can be added, subtracted, divided, multiplied, bent, twisted and turned in any number of ways to tell a story about a player, a team or, in this case, a league. Here's a look at International League, by the numbers:

1 Number of times an IL player has won the league's MVP in consecutive seasons -- Roberto Petagine, 1997-98
2 The number of times IL president Randy Mobley has won the Warren Giles Award, which is annually awarded to a league president for outstanding service
2 Number of times in the past 20 years that an IL pitcher has had more strikeouts than Boof Bonser's 168 in 2005
2 Number of IL fields with artificial turf
2 Rank of the 1921 Baltimore Orioles among the top 100 Minor League teams of all-time
3 Number of consecutive years that Esix Snead has led the IL in stolen bases
3 Number of .400 hitters in International League history -- Springfield's Dan Brouthers (.415, 1897), Baltimore's Merwyn Jacobson (.404, 1920) and Baltimore's Jack Bentley (.412, 1921)
4 Number of times the IL has beaten the PCL (and vice versa) since the two leagues began playing against each other in the Triple-A All-Star Game in 1998
4 Number of consecutive championships won by Rochester from 1928 to 1931
4 Number of managers listed for the 1940 IL champion Rochester Red Wings -- Billy Southworth, Estel Crabtree, Mike Rybal and Tony Kaufman
4 Number of perfect games thrown in the 122 year history of the IL, the last of which was tossed by Pawtucket's Bronson Arroyo against Buffalo on August 10, 2003
5 Rank of the 1924 Baltimore Orioles among the top 100 Minor League teams of all-time
5 Number of rounds Red Wings GM Dan Mason lasted in WHAM TV's Dancing with Rochester's Stars
6 Number of teams that have been in the IL since the 1800s
6 Number of seasons Havana, Cuba fielded a team in the International League before political disturbances forced the team to transfer to Jersey City in 1960
6 Number of different teams that have won the Governors' Cup in the past seven seasons
7 Number of consecutive championships won by Baltimore from 1919 to 1925
8 Number of times the Governors' Cup series has been swept since becoming a best-of-five series in 1982
8 Number of times the Governors' Cup series has gone the distance since becoming a best-of-five series in 1982
9 Rank of the 1920 Baltimore Orioles among the top 100 Minor League teams of all-time
10 The number of teams that have won the Governors' Cup in the past 12 years
10 The number of times Rochester has won the Governors' Cup -- the most in the IL
10 Number of times Rochester has won the Governors' Cup -- the most of any team in league history
12 Number of men that have played on and managed a Governors' Cup championship team
15 Rank of the 1922 Baltimore Orioles among the top 100 Minor League teams of all-time
15 Span of years in which Rocky Nelson played 10 season in the IL, winning an unprecedented three MVP awards (1953, 1955 and 1958)
16 Number of seasons Randy Mobely has served as IL president -- the second-longest tenure in league history
19 Rank of the 1923 Baltimore Orioles among the top 100 Minor League teams of all-time
20 Average age, in years, of the 14 International League stadiums
22 Number of year's since Pawtucket's Jim Rice won the IL's last Triple Crown
24 Number of seasons Frank Shaughnessy served as IL president -- the longest tenure in league history
28 The number of characters (not including the hyphen) in "Scranton-Wilkes Barre Red Barons" -- the longest team name in the Minors
30 The number of years since Syracuse has won the IL championship
32 The number of feet to the top of Durham's left-field wall -- the tallest in the league, and five feet shorter than Fenway's Green Monster
32 The number of days in between Buzz Arlett's two four-homer games for Baltimore in 1932
32 Height, in feet, of the left-field wall at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, dubbed the Blue Monster
33.3 Percentage of 2005 Major League managers who previously managed in the IL
35 Rank of the 1919 Baltimore Orioles among the top 100 Minor League teams of all-time
38 The number of years it had been since Toledo had won the cup prior to winning it last year
63 Number of home runs hit by Baltimore's Joe Hauser in 1930 -- an all-time league record
64 The number of years since Pawtucket's McCoy Stadium was built in 1942
73 Number of seasons the Governors' Cup has been awarded to the International League champion
74 The number of years since Columbus' Cooper Stadium was built in 1932
76 Number of no-hitters (of at least nine innings) in IL history, the last of which was thrown by Ian Snell on May 15, 2005
77 Percentage decrease in Ottawa's attendance from its inaugural season in 1993 to 2005
119 Number of years Rochester has been in the IL -- the longest tenure of any team in the league
122 The number of years the league has been in existence
412 The number of feet to straight-away center at Toledo's Fifth Third Field -- the deepest part of any park in the IL
8,604 Number of International League wins by Rochester since joining the league in 1885
8,943 The number of fans that fit in Toledo's Fifth Third Field -- the smallest stadium in the league
12,018 Average capacity of the International League's 14 stadiums
18,150 The number of fans that fit in Buffalo's Dunn Tire Park -- the largest stadium in the league
56,391 Number of fans that attended the Newark at Jersey City game on April 17, 1941 -- most ever at an International League game
520,371 Number of fans drawn by Durham in 2005, topping their previous record, set in 2002, by 1,249
688,421 Number of fans drawn by Pawtucket in 2005, topping their previous record, set in 2004, by 31,354
768,749 Number of fans drawn by Buffalo in its first season in the league (1998) -- an IL record
6,687,496 Number of fans drawn by International League teams in 2005 -- 128,137 short of the all-time record set in 2002
Compiled by Jason Ratliff, MLB.com