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Paper
The Physics of Baseball, Robert Adair, Harper & Row, 1990.

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Play Ball! The official site of Major League Baseball.

Everything you always wanted to know about Baseball but were afraid to ask your local librarian

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Ever yell "fumble" at a baseball game? Get primed on the basics of baseball.

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Society for American Baseball Research: Bringing baseball history to life.

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Oral Cancer
Foul Mouth! Chewing tobacco and oral cancer.

It's not too late to quit, the nicotine patch can help.

What's in your mouth? More from the American Dental Association.

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Weather

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Baseball Math
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Figure This! Baseball challenge 11 and challenge 14.

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