Physics of Baseball, The

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A Sterling Professor of Physics at Yale University provides a unique and fascinating perspective on America's favorite pastime.

Did you Know . . .

  • An average head wind (10 miles per hour) can turn a 400-foot home run into a 370-foot out?
  • A curve ball that seems to break over 14 inches never actually deviates from a straight line by more tha 3 1/2 inches?
  • There is no such thing (except in softball) as a rising fastball?
  • The collision of a ball on the bat lasts only about 1/1000th of a second?
  • That a batted ball should be able to travel no father than 545 feet?

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Robert Adair is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Physics at Yale University and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. His research has largely been concerned with the properties of the elementary particles and forces of the universe.

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