Monday, June 20, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Monday, June 20

The Daily Numbers: 52 years since the city of Cleveland has celebrated a major sports title. The Cavs and LeBron James ended that drought last night.

3-1 deficit, what Cavs rebounded from to win the title.

1 and only time that has ever happened. Kudos to LeBron and the Cavs.

9 games, what Golden State lost all season, before losing 3 straight to the Cavs to see their attempt to defend their title go by the boards.

31, age of Jimmy Koons, of the Secane section of Upper Darby. A man will go on trial today in Philly in connection with the beating outside a strip club that took Koons’ life.

1 chain restaurant located in the city of Chester. Welcome to Pizzeria Uno.

150 jobs arriving along with the new eatery.

1, as in Day 1 for shuttle buses being in place on Media-Elwyn regional rail line. Trains will start and stop only as far west as Swarthmore station as the transit agency replaces the deteriorating Crum Creek Viaduct.

2.5 cent per gallon dip in prices we paid at the pump for gas last week.

10 days for the Pa. Legislature and Gov. Wolf to get a new budget deal in place.

3.3 billion dollar spending boost being sought by Wolf. That’s an increase of 10 percent

2.7 billion in new taxes being proposed by Wolf to pay for it all.

1.8 billion dollar deficit looming over Pa.

51, age of man now facing charges in Bucks County after group of young girls was found in his home.

14, age of one of the girls, who apparently had been “gifted” to Kaplan by an Amish couple to pay a debt.

6 straight losses for the Phils, who fell to the Diamondbacks yesterday.

2 runs and 4 hits on 5 and 2/3 innings of work for Phils’ rookie Zach Eflin.

1.8 runs per game for the Phils during this skid.

3 runs or fewer they have scored in 44 of their 70 games.

0-for-4 for Maikel Franco as he continues to struggle.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

Well, rack up a title for Cleveland. When will Philly win another title, and which team will it be?

I Don’t Get It: Still not sure why it took so long for authorities to get to the bottom of that bizarre case in Bucks County where the man was found living with several young girls who apparently had been “gifted” to him by an Amish couple.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the city of Chester, which now has its first-ever chain restaurant. Welcome to Pizzeria Uno.

Quote Box:
“There’s a tremendous amount of pride in Chester.”

- Dan Hanson, spokesman for Widener University, on the new restaurant.

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