<![CDATA[ESPN's Paul Lukas relates the story of the "futuristic" game between the Mariners and Royals.
ESPN Page 2 – Uni Watch: Looking back at the M’s future:
• The ball for the ceremonial first pitch was delivered to the mound by a robot, which was constructed at the University of Washington. “We named the robot Mr. Scraps, because it looked like a garbage can on wheels,” recalls Martinez. “Not exactly what we were expecting, but it served its purpose.”
James “Scotty” Doohan, who now lies in state in space, threw out the first pitch…..
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