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July 19, 2013

ATTENTION, NOBEL PRIZE JUDGES

70 years after the experiment was set up, the scientists have videoed pitch dripping from a funnel.

(Thanks to Chris Knight)

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Video of the actual drop here.

I LOVED the excitement in the newslady's voice.

The rules on dropped pitches say that when the catcher fails to cleanly catch a pitch for the third strike with no runner on first base or with two outs, the batter immediately becomes a runner.

My hypothesis is that this is because the viscosity of batter is less than that of pitch.

Science Fair, anyone?

Excessively boring.

And some people wonder why Chinese Pitch Torture never caught on.

Antici......................................................................................................................................................................................pation!

When paint and grass are too racy for your blood pressure.

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