Guest Host: Matthew Felling

Ted Williams once observed that “hitting a baseball is the single most difficult thing to do in sports”. But understanding the science behind America’s pastime can be similarly complex. From the aerodynamics of the homerun to today’s increased reliance on mathematical modelling, we explore what scientists can tell us about the sporting world.


  • Christina Kahrl Managing Editor, "Baseball Prospectus"
  • Mont Hubbard Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, University of California at Davis
  • Albert H. Teich Director, Science & Policy Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science

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