It's about seven times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 7.120 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.140 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.0313 inches of 15 inches in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.1348740 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 7.414330 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 792 inches. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 28.34650 inches tall including the bails.
It's about one-tenth as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.098907 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 10.1110 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 1,080 inches. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 17.30 times 106.820 inches.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 1,850 inches tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 18 times 106.820 inches.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 1,900 inches tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.05254 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 19.03 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 2,033 inches from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.0481 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 20.80 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 2,220 inches tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.