Players on the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, high-fiving one another in happier, more innocent times. [Reuters]
Prosecutors with the FBI and U.S. Justice Department are investigating whether officials for the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into the internal networks of a rival team, The Houston Astros, to steal valuable private data on players.
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Korea's Hanwha Eagles baseball team have installed rows of telerobot "fans" in the stadium that are controlled by remote spectators. (Thanks, Chris Arkenberg!)
It was RoboCop Day in Detroit yesterday and the man-machine threw the ceremonial first pitch at last night's Detroit Tigers game, although sadly it wasn't Peter Weller in the suit (nor Joel Kinnaman); meanwhile, the city's crowdfunded RoboCop bronze statue is slated for completion later this year.
A new bit of footage
showing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt walking, a rare sight after he was paralyzed by polio, was publicly shown for the first time; the clip was shot in 1937 at Washington, DC's Griffith Stadium by baseball player Jimmie DeShong.