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DragonflyTV Kids Do Science - Baseball

posted on June 1, 2007

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We're Reed and Nick and baseball is our game! We've heard our coach use the term "sweet spot" when we're at bat. That's when player hits the ball at just the right spot on the bat—and whoosh!—the ball goes really, really far. Since we each use different kinds of bats, we wondered: is the sweet spot on an aluminum bat the same as the sweet spot on a wood bat?

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