As much as we love baseball, the coolest thing about tonight’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays won’t be the action on the field at Comerica Park, but the robot throwing the first pitch. The robo-pitcher, appropriately named Cy-ber Young, could be far more interesting than the Tigers’ Anibal Sanchez or the Jays’ Aaron Laffey. He (it?) was designed and built by 20 Detroit-area high school students in FIRST Robotics, which encourages youth to get involved in robotics. Read the full story at Wired.
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