Our national artificial pastime
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.
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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