Committee Completes Analysis of Baseballs and Issues Report

From an MLB press release:

Major League Baseball has received the results of the analysis conducted by a committee of scientists on the performance of baseballs and the increased home run rates during the 2017 and 2019 seasons.  The committee’s report accompanies this media advisory.

The committee was comprised of the following experts:

  • Jim Albert, Distinguished University Professor of Statistics, Bowling Green State University

  • Peko Hosoi, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  • Alan Nathan, Professor of Physics Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Lloyd Smith, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University

The full report is here.

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About J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.