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Robot to throw out first pitch at Phillies game

Updated: April 19, 2011, 3:08 PM ET
By Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- PhillieBot, the one-armed, three-wheeled robot designed by engineers at the University of Pennsylvania, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers.

The spectacle is part of Science Day festivities at Citizens Bank Park, said Evan Lerner, a spokesman for Penn's engineering school.

The pitching robot has been in the makings for a month and a half as Penn engineers Jordan ...

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