Didn’t see it it guest starred Roger Clemens I think.
Anyway they did these myths:
1.) A baseball bat filled with cork can hit a baseball farther than a normal bat.
HAHAH corcked bats don’t work. They proved you need to swing twice as fast with a corcked bat to be able to hit the ball the same distance as a normal bat. Way to go Sammy.
2.) A dry baseball can be hit farther than a ball stored in a humid environment.
Dry baseballs get hit farther.
3.) A fast ball can lift itself higher into the air.
They said no. Their answer: It must exert more force upward than its own weight. However, the maximum force a fast ball can exert is only half of its weight, making a rising fast ball impossible.
4.) On bases that you [i]can’t overrun[/i], it is faster to slide into them.
Sliding into 2nd or 3rd would be faster by a couple fractions of a second because on bases you can not overrun people slow down just a little so they can stop on the bag. I wish they did on a base you can overrun :?
5.) The hide of the baseball will fall off if the baseball is thrown fast enough and hit hard enough.
The hide of the ball did come off, but the ball was fired at about 437mph, four times faster than any human could pitch.
What do you guys think?