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General News Archive - June 12, 2003

The Houston Astros patched together a bizarre performance, with a record six pitchers combining on the first no-hitter against the New York Yankees in 45 years. Closer Billy Wagner stepped on first base for the final out of Wednesday night's 8-0 win, and pumped his fist.

Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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