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ERIC Number: EJ995771
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2158-0502
Going, Going, Gone! The Making of a Baseball Bat
Cantu, Diana
Technology and Engineering Teacher, v72 n2 p8-14 Oct 2012
From little league players to professional athletes, baseball has become a sport that is not only fun to play and watch, but also a sport driven by innovation and technology. One particular piece of baseball equipment that has undergone many changes is the baseball bat. Prior to the early 1970s, wooden bats were the only choice available. Today, players have a variety of bats made from different materials from which to choose. This article will delve into the manufacturing process of wood and metal baseball bats. It will also explore the various types of woods and alloys used in making baseball bats as well as new metal bat regulations. (Contains 7 figures.)
International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. 1914 Association Drive Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191-1539. Tel: 703-860-2100; Fax: 703-860-0353; e-mail: itea@iteaconnect.org; Web site: http://www.iteaconnect.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A