How does one define value? It’s a rather unambiguous question when dealing with precious metals, but when the v-word comes up in the context of baseball, it seems as if everyone has a different opinion. Each year, as August, and the dog days of the season, comes to a close, […]

Corked Bodies

In physicist Robert K. Adair’s book, The Physics of Baseball, the analysis of doctored bats is concluded thusly: “the properties of such modified bats can be reproduced by a legal bat with the same feel and hitting characteristics.” Adair’s experiments showed that corking a baseball bat had a similar effect […]