Archive for January 2019

When it comes to bad hops, explanations abound.

It may still leave a bruise, but physics suggests a few ways to lessen the impact of a hit-by-pitch.

The offset between a ball’s center of mass and its geometrical center can alter its flight path.

How intimidating is Boston’s big green left field wall to home run hitters?

What actually goes into snapping a bat over your knee?

When a ballpark goes boom, how exactly does it work?

A change in the baseball’s drag coefficient is responsible for the home run spike, but what exactly is a drag coefficient?

Infielders excel at the geometry of triangles and likely don’t even realize it.

A look at the physics behind Bryce Harper’s latest feat of strength.