8898 = 2 x 3 x 1483.
8898 is the number of binary strings of length 18 such that no subsequence of length 5 or less contains three or more ones.
8898 is the sum of all composite numbers less than the 35th prime number.
8898 is the number of traces of a 17-step random walk on a one-dimensional lattice, ignoring translations.
8898 Linnaea is an main-belt asteroid discovered in 1995.