The Physics of Cheating in Baseball 

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Baseball players have always been a superstitious bunch, and until recently, not a lot of science was applied to the game. In the past 20 years or so, Bill James and Moneyball (Soon to be a major motion picture!) have begun to change that. Now, Smithsonian Magazine takes a look at the physics of cheating in baseball, with corked bats, juiced balls, and humidors.


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