The Daily Numbers - Oct. 13
3 runs scored by Phils in top of 9th to retake the lead, 5-4.
9:50, ending time of Phils’ win, propelling them to NLCS starting Thursday night in L.A. That’s a lot better than the 2:16 a.m. end of Sunday night’s affair.
7,000 dollars, what a man displaying a sawed-off shotgun got during a holdup at the Alliance Bank on 69th Street.
78, age of man in Upper Darby charged with fondling a teenager on a park bench.
1 year in Iraq that came to end yesterday for U.S. Army Specialist Jason Venini, of Lansdowne. Welcome home, soldier.
84 students who were out sick at Archbishop Carroll High School as it reopened Monday after being closed two days last week because of a H1N1 outbreak.
125 foot fall that killed a construction worker when a crane overturned in downtown Philadelphia yesterday.
6, age of student suspended from school in Newark, Del., for carrying a “weapon” in school. It was a camping utensil. The kid now may face 45 days in reform school.
70 protesters who took part in action outside a New Jersey elementary school where students took part in a video honoring President Barack Obama. The protesters said it crossed the line between separation of church and state, to the point of being “indoctrination.”
12, age of boy police say was left in a car in the parking lot as his mother went inside to gamble at Delaware Park.
11, as in the 11th smartest metro region in the nation. That’s where Philly ranks, according to The Daily Beast Web site.
58, age of motorcyclist who died of his injuries after a crash in Brandywine Hundred.
500,000 dollars believed ripped off from a real estate settlement firm in Montgomery County by a title clerk who worked for the firm.
52, age of man killed when fire raced through his West Philly home yesterday morning.
3 billion in payments being processed by the Pennsylvania Revenue Department yesterday now that a state budget is in place.
1,400 checks cut and 3,000 electronic deposits handled by the state agency on Monday.
2 straight saves for Phillies closer Brad Lidge, who is rounding into form just in time as the Phils head for the NLCS against the Dodgers.
8:07 starting time for Phils and Dodgers in L.A. Thursday night.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Manage to get your heart started again? Last night is why you are a fan. A great game, and a Phillies win to boot. Bring on L.A.
I Don’t Get It: A woman is arrested in a Delaware casino after police found her son alone in the car in the parking lot. He had been out there for two hours. She told police she wanted to win some money to take him to the movies. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: You can just feel how upbeat the region is today. Listen to the folks as you get your morning coffee. Everybody is coming down with Phillies Phever.
Quote Box: “These couple of games have been kind of character builders.”
- Phillies slugger Ryan Howard after he drove home the tying runs and scored the game-winner in the 9th inning last night as the Phils won their NLDS with the Rockies.