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How Baseball Works Keltie Thomas 1894379616 9781894379618 The amazing science behind Americas favorite pastime.Play ball! How Baseball Works is a behind-the-scenes examination of the physics of baseball: home runs, curve balls and
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How Baseball Works by Keltie Thomas

The amazing science behind Americas favorite pastime.Play ball! How Baseball Works is a behind-the-scenes examination of the physics of baseball: home runs, curve balls and stolen bases.Baseball relies on scientific principles more than any other sport. Heres how the pros use physics to throw pitches that seem to defy gravity. Kinetic energy plays a role in knocking the ball out of the park. The number crunching for statistics shows the importance of mathematics to the game.Topics include: Stories of great players, old and new How pitchers can stay ahead of the game How the pros hit with accuracy and power Baserunning: sliding, stealing and scoring How to warm up, prevent injuries and strengthen muscles Famous fields and the Astroturf vs. grass debateFun-to-read and colorfully illustrated, How Baseball Works makes the National Pastime more enjoyable than ever.

Author: Keltie Thomas

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 64

Publisher: Maple Tree Press

Publication Date: 2004-03-06

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ISBN: 1894379616


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