Nature and Baseball

Old Time Family Baseball
02.14.11

How Weather, Altitude, and Velocity Affect the Curveball:

If you’re going to visit one interactive NASA database that concerns itself with the physics of baseball, make it this one.

I’m hoping that I can Weird Science into existence a pitcher who throws a 30 mph curveball with 1,960 RPM of spin on it because, sister, that guy would be unhittable. Until he blew out his eight pitches into his career because man is not intended to spit in the face of the gods like that.

(h/t Reddit)