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1. Estádio Milton Corrêa, aka as Zerão
What makes this interesting is that...
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...this stadium in Brazil is located just on the Equator – so that both teams are defending one hemisphere.
Estádio Milton Corrêa, commonly knwn (sic) as Zerão (Big Zero, as in zero latitude) is a multi-purpose stadium in Macapá, Brazil. It’s mostly used for football... In itself, it wouldn’t be special, but its location brought it a lot of fame.
(Add your own fascinating, random sports-related fact.)
She lives in the clouds and talks to the birds...
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The AL Central is the only division in Baseball in which every team has won the World Series—and all five teams have done it at least twice.
Teams without WS wins:
NL West: Rockies, Padres
NL Central: Brewers
NL East: Nationals
AL West: Mariners, Rangers
AL East: Rays
AL Central World Series wins:
White Sox - 2005, 1917, 1906
Tigers - 1984, 1968, 1945, 1935
Royals - 2015, 1985
Indians - 1948, 1920
Twins - 1991, 1987, 1924
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Dock Ellis, a former pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, once allegedly threw a no-hitter while tripping on LSD.