The Daily Numbers - September 29
45,000 tickets already sold for the Phils’ playoff games.
3,455,583 ticket holders who went through the gates into Citizens Bank Park this year, a team record.
700 billion dollars, how much is at stake in the economic bailout plan that’s been agreed to in principle in Washington.
45 age of Bucks County woman who will be in court today to face charges that she had sex with several teen boys at what started as a sleepover.
1.375 million dollars, the price tag the state received for selling a 1981 Beech King Air 200 airplane.
41 age of funeral director in Lancaster County who will face trial on charges that he beat and drowned his wife.
4 rooms in City Hall in Philadelphia that were damaged in a weekend fire that broke out in a judge’s office.
5 suspects that go on trial today on charges they plotted to attack soldiers at Ford Dix.
17 age of senior football player at Martin Luther King High who died of a MRSA staph infection.
2 men shot on a South Philly street early Sunday morning. Police believe they may have been shot by a person they were trying to rob.
300 million dollars in mortgage bonds being sold by Peco Energy Co.
255 million dollar tower being planned for Atlantic City by Donald Trump. It will have 782 rooms.
4 people killed in a helicopter crash outside Washington, D.C. over the weekend.
27 percent decline in Wachovia bank stock on Friday. It is now getting bids from other banks in takeover plans. It appears as if CitiBank will take over Wachovia.
2 straight National League East division titles for the Phils.
2 days until the Phils and Brewers kick off their NLDS at Citizens Bank Park.
2 missed field goals for Eagles kicker David Akers.
3 straight tries from the 1-yard-line that the Eagles failed to punch in for the winning touchdown last night.
2 wins and 2 losses for the Eagles, good enough to put them in last place in the NFC East.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
It’s one of those moments that we will remember forever as Phillies fans. So where were you and what were you doing when Jimmy Rollins saved the season with that miraculous stop behind the bag that started the double-play that ended the game?
I Don’t Get It: Another star has been popped for driving under the influence. Heather Locklear was arrested over the weekend for suspicion of driving under the influence. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Here’s another reason to look forward to the Super Bowl. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will provide the entertainment in Tampa this year. Now if only the Eagles also were there.
Quote Box: “The economy is horrendous, the worst since 1929.”
-- Donald Trump, on these challenging times, which will not stop him from building a $255 million, 782-room tower in Atlantic City.