These are the slides for Bahill's OLLI Fall 2018 course entitled The Science of Baseball.
Here are the slides that will be presented
Overview of the pitch
Modeling Bat-ball Collisions
Alternative Models for Bat-ball Collisions
Summary of the modeling process
Ball in Flight model
Accuracy of simulations
Vertical sweet spot of the bat
Advantage of cross-dominante batters
What did we learn?
Where is the white rectangle?
Why are Popups Hard to Catch?
The Perceptual Illusion of the Rising Fastball
Nickel and Dime Pitches
Zachman Frameworks Populated with Baseball Models
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