Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Lack of BHT

Posted by: daw (daw@bellevue-law.com) on Wed Jan 9 15:25:43 2008

> >>> his arms are extended, which means his bat speed is diminished when compared to a hands in-tight posture... no matter what the hitter's name is or how big his paycheck, the LAWS OF LOGIC & PHYSICS STATE THAT HE WILL GENERATE GREATER BATSPEED WITH HIS HANDS IN TIGHT.. NO MATTER WHAT HE IS DOING, HE WILL IMPROVE IF HE CHANGES.. <<<
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> Hi George
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> Physics law does NOT state “THAT HE WILL GENERATE GREATER BATSPEED WITH HIS HANDS IN TIGHT..” – In fact, the laws of physics would support the following. – “For a given angular displacement rate of the hands, the wider the hand path, the greater the bat speed generated.”
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> George, before making more refutable statements in the name of “Logic & Physics,” please take the time to study the material in the links below.
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> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angular_momentum">Laws of Angular Momentum</a
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> <a href="http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/amom.html">Angular Momentum</a --
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> Jack Mankin

Yes.

A slightly different illustration: Put a 33 rpm record on your (antique) record player. The outermost groove (beginning of the first song) and the innermost groove (end of the last song) are both revolving 33 times per minute. But the outer groove is traveling significantly faster.....because it is covering a lot more ground in the same amount of time.

Another (I'm not saying the main) reason balls don't fly off the handle of the bat.....it isn't traveling nearly as fast as the head.

Keeping the hands tight to the body as the swing develops will prevent optimal bat speed.

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