The Physics of Cheating in Baseball 

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.