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Check out this super slow motion video of a ball-bat collision. Not only can you see the ball compress and the bat bend, but the bat twists as well illustrating Newton's Third Law.

Dr. Baseball's latest articles at :

The Physics of Throwing a Ball Out of the Yard
A baseball player's fit of rage is actually a demonstration of physics.

Some Physics of Losing a Fly Ball
What happens if a ball goes above the lights?

The Physics of Cheating Baseball's Humidors
Each change in the game provides new opportunities to get around the rules.

The Physics of Humidors: A Second Case Study at Chase Field
What effect has the humidor had on baseball at Chase Field?

The Physics of Debunking the Amazing Batting Trick
It is amazing, but it is also just a trick.

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As Bogey once said, "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." The only thing that can make baseball even better is a dash of physics! Explore these links and have a blast. Please send comments to the address below.

Baseball Publications
Papers and articles using baseball to understand physics.

Professional Presentations
Here are some talks that you might find useful. They might even be interesting and fun.

Dr. Baseball Videos
Join our friend Dr. Baseball, for some short videos briefly explaining the physics behind baseball.

Physics of Baseball Activities
This is a collection of basic activities and experiments to help you understand the physics of baseball. They require almost no special equipment and very little math.

Other Resources
Slow motion video, baseball movie clips, and more.

Baseball Links
Some of our favorite places for physics and baseball on the web.

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