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The Fastball Gets Its Scientific Due in New Documentary

March 25th, 2016

Episode 448 of 599 episodes

The new movie Fastball dissects the pitch from the perspective of pitchers, hitters, umpires--and scientists, who talk about everything from the physics governing the trajectory of the ball to the neuroscience of the batter’s perception and reaction--including how the ball can appear to vanish.

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