By the Numbers




16 — Number of days beer enthusiasts will celebrate the beloved beverage during this year's Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

1810  — Year Germany first began the annual celebration

80 — Number of beers on draught at Memphis Flying Saucer Beer Emporium

125 — Number of bottles offered there

200 — Minimum number of beers a patron must drink to win a plate on the coveted Beer Wall

370 — Number of folks who have actually done so

10/27 — Date of this year's Sam's Town 250 (ST 250) NASCAR Busch Series at Memphis Motorsports Park

77.336 — Average speed of winner Kevin Harvick in the 2006 ST 250

65 — Weight, in pounds, of Elvis statuette that serves as ST 250 trophy

$1.267 million — Prize money at 2006 ST 250

80 — Age of Memphis-born Anita Kerr, on October 13th. She starred on the Smothers Brothers TV variety show

11,400,200 — Pumpkins grown by U.S. farmers in 2006

$101,300,000 — Value of 2006 U.S. pumpkin crop

1920 — Year National Football League was founded

$820,000 — Minimum salary for an NFL player with 10-plus years experience

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