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Little Boy Ties Up 911 Line

Toddler makes hundreds of calls to 911 Did you know that old cell phones, even if they’re no longer connected to a network, can often still dial 911? Alex’s parents know it… now. That’s because Alex used his “play” cell […]

“Doc” Halladay Pitches A No-Hitter
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“Doc” Halladay Pitches A No-Hitter

Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay has done something no other pitcher has done since 1956. The pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies pitched a no-hitter in the playoffs.

A no-hitter means that Halladay, whose nickname is “Doc,” pitched to 28 batters, and not one of them was able to hit their way to first base. It may not sound that hard, but it is — and it doesn’t happen very often. Most pitchers go their whole careers without ever pitching a no-hitter.

And to do it in the playoffs is even rarer.