Archive for July 2018

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.

The physics of the home run boom offer many explanations, all of which are worthy of investigation.

What effect will the adoption of the humidor have on league-wide home run rates?

How do the atmospheric conditions of Arizona and Florida influence preseason stats?

Can a machine really call balls and strikes more accurately (and quickly) than a human?

Is the ball carrying more at Dodger Stadium?