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Pitching Too Hard

Posted By Bradley Woodrum On July 10, 2012 @ 11:55 am In A Picture and the Amount of Words It's Worth,Actual Thing,Investigative Reporting Investigation Team | 11 Comments

Many thanks to what-if.xkcd.com for putting the old radar gun debate to bed. According to legend, the faster the fastball, the better. NOT SO.

In answering the query “What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light?”, the fine people of what if? have ultimately established that it would result in no less than a hit-by-pitch every time:

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