Archive for November 2019

Let’s see if we can clarify the difference between a juiced ball and a ball with a smaller drag coefficient.

Why finding the physical causes of the home run explosion is more difficult than you might think.

Will two balls hit with the same launch angle and exit velocity travel the same distance? Not likely, not likely at all.

A baseball player’s fit of rage is a physicist’s flight of fancy.

Shedding some light on the phenomenon of being in the dark.

Perhaps it’s time to consider the additional opportunities humidors may provide to the “black arts” of the game.

What effect has the humidor had on Chase Field?

Is it baseball, or an optical illusion?

As teams take the field for spring training, a look at the physics behind fungo bats.

Let’s go to the tape.