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Oct142014

Inside a baseball

Had a workshop teaching Exploratorium Explainers about how different balls worked. This is what's in a baseball. Cork core, two kinds of rubber, 150 yards of wool yarn wound around the core, a string mesh to hold everything together, and a leather cover. Well, that's what's in a MLB-style ball. There are also more boring balls that are made of solid ball of cork and rubber. Click for a full-size view.

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