• Sick teen to use robot to throw out 1st pitch

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Jun 13, 2013
    In explaining the process, Google said that LeGrande will use an Android application allowing him to control the movements of the robot in Oakland. At the same in the Bay Area, a telerobotic pitching machine was placed on the pitcher's mound at the Oakland Coliseum to follow the teen's movements. Cook will catch the first pitch. In what is believed to be a baseball first when it comes to ceremonial first pitches, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande was scheduled to take the toss before the Yankees-Athletics game on...
    • Sick 13-year-old will throw out first pitch from 1,800 miles away with the help of a robot

      The first pitch at Wednesday's New York Yankees-Oakland Athletics game will be both history-making and heart-tugging. That's because 13-year-old Nick LeGrande - with the help of Google's technology wizards - will throw out the first pitch from 1,800 m
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Sick boy throws first pitch at A's game -- from KC

    Sick boy throws first pitch at A's game -- from KC
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • A First Pitch a Bit Longer Than 60 Feet 6 Inches

      A 13-year-old boy threw out a first pitch via a telerobotic pitching machine.
      Source: nytimes.com

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