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It's about one-fifth the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 55 is 0.1990 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 5.03 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about one-fifth the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 55 is 0.1780 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 5.620 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
On a total of 58 albums, the Beatles recorded 309 songs during their performing career (with three of the songs released only on post-breakup Anthology albums after 1970). Of their catalog, a total of thirteen songs were number-one chart hits in both the US and the UK.
It's about one-fifth the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 55 is 0.1760 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 5.680 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
Since the flight of the Vostok 1 in April, 1961, there have been a total of 312 manned spaceflights under the American, Russian, Soviet, and Chinese space programs. Furthermore, the space programs of the US, Russia, the Soviet Union, France, Argentina, and Iran have launched a total 32 monkeys (specifically rhesus, cynomolgus, and squirrel monkeys, macaques, chimpanzees) into space.
It's about six times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 55 is 6.111111111110 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.1636363636360 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about one-fifth the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, 55 is 0.160 times the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun, and the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 6.30 times that amount.
(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)
It's about one-tenth the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union.
In other words, 55 is 0.1160 times the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union, and the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 8.620 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)
It's about one-tenth the number of Stores in the Mall of America.
In other words, 55 is 0.110 times the count of Stores in the Mall of America, and the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 9.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
Minnesota's Mall of America is home to 520 stores and attractions, including a wedding chapel, aquarium, and amusement park. Each year, an estimated 42 million people visit The Mall.