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Our national artificial pastime

Originally Published: April 20, 2011
By Jim Caple | Page 2

News Item: A robot designed by University of Pennsylvania engineers will throw out the first pitch at Wednesday's Phillies game. The robot, however, reportedly only throws a 30-40 mph fastball.

CY, ROBOT

April 2011: PhillieBot throws out the first pitch, then refuses to leave the mound, insisting that even with a top speed of 40 mph it still throws harder than Jamie Moyer. Its creators are forced to dismantle the robot after it angrily projectile-vomits on Phillies fans ...

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