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As Baseball Ideas go, this one's HOF.

     I never figured out why Tommy John isn’t in the Hall of Fame. 288 wins, 3.34 ERA, Gehrig Award winner (a big deal to me), and a lot bigger balls for career-saving surgery than this writer ever had.  313 more words

Scientists Just Recently Figured Out How a Wiffle Ball Works


What makes a Wiffle ball “wiffle”?

Up until recently, scientists either had better questions to ask OR did not entirely understand.

Enter Jenn Stroud Rossman, a mechanical engineer at Lafayette College. 243 more words

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Knuckleball! -- Life in the Slow Lane

Knuckleball!
Directed by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg—2012—85 minutes

It’s nearly a lost calling, like a shoe repair shop or a pen-and-stationery store hanging on in a world otherwise dominated by Apple and Wal-Mart. 1,136 more words

Doc Of The Week

Riding with the Wind, ’14: Knuckling Under

Their names were Roger Wolff (34), Mickey Haefner (32), Dutch Leonard (36), and Johnny Niggeling (41), and they were a unique group.  Early on, Rick Ferrell (39) must have thought they were the four horsemen of the apocalypse, bringing all sorts of bad things with them.  460 more words

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