Archive for the 'Physics' Category

Just like baseball, the bat flip is a simple thing that becomes wonderfully complex.

Well, of course it’s late – and here’s why.

Is the baseball really responsible for this season’s home run surge?

How much rise could a fastball rise if a fastball could rise up?

The night-game times are a-changing as new lighting technology hits big league fields.

Exactly why do players choke up on the bat?

When the wind blows in Atlanta, what will it do the baseballs in the new stadium?

Well-known old scientists, meet lesser-known major league players.

Updating an old prediction with new data to determine how a cigar container will work in the desert.

Let’s compare the talents of pitchers and pilots.

Is the follow-up to the humidor doing its intended job?

What are the physics behind some of the best hit balls in the game?

What happens when air decides to get a little pushy?

It’s a top-notch scientific data collection system, but even it has its blind spots.

There’s October baseball at Wrigley Field. There’s also October weather.

How to keep a ballplayer in bronze from tipping over.

If you’re going to hit it hard here’s how to hit it so you hit where you want it.

When fans mistake outfield grass for ocean-side sand.

A new way to categorize what types of hits hitters hit.

Matthew Mata provides a way to simplify the expression of pitch movement.