November 16, 2012

The 'Knuckleball' Baffles Hitters and Physicists

Andrew Grant, Discover


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Last night Major League Baseball announced the winners of the Cy Young Award, given to the year’s best pitchers in the American and National leagues. The National League victor was New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey. That he won the award is remarkable, and not just because he is a relatively ancient 38 years old or because he plays for the perennial punch line Mets.

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TAGGED: Physics, Psychology, Sport Science, Baseball

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