Thursday, January 29, 2015

Super Bowl Week: Day 3

Super Bowl Week: Day 3

Super Bowl Week: Day 3

Sure, the Eagles' two appearances in the Super Bowl can best be described as forgettable (XV) and frustrating (XXXIX), but they did manage to ring up 31 points in those games. Here are their scorers:

 Player  Pts.  SB  How
 Keith Krepfle    6  XV  8-yard pass from Ron Jaworski
 L.J. Smith    6  XXXIX   6-yard pass from Donovan McNabb
 Brian Westbrook     6  XXXIX  10-yard pass from Donovan McNabb
 Greg Lewis    6  XXXIX  30-yard pass from Donovan McNabb  
 Tony Franklin    4  XV  30-yard field goal + PAT
 David Akers    3  XXXIX  Three PATs
Bob Vetrone Jr.
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Boop – who goes by Bob Vetrone Jr. when he is undercover or paying bills – has been at the Daily News since 1982, after working for five years at the Philadelphia Bulletin up to its closing. Along with helping to build the sports scoreboards most nights, he has had great input into the papers’ special sports pullouts – March Madness, Broad Street Run, Record Breakers, Greatest Moments – as well as its day-to-day, award-winning event coverage.

A 1980 graduate of North Catholic, he took some evening college courses. Those lasted right up until the first conflict with a Big 5 doubleheader.

His favorite books growing up were the NBA Guide and the Baseball Encyclopedia, which was, for all intents and purposes, the Internet before there was an Internet.

He has been immersed in sports statistics since the early 70s, when his father (long-time sports writer, broadcaster and the Daily News’ Buck The Bartender), would take him into the Bulletin newsroom overnight in the summer and let him update the Phillies statistics in a little, black spiral notebook. But things have changed tremendously in the decades since … He now uses a big, black spiral notebook.

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