Saturday, August 28, 2021

Why Do Baseball Managers Wear Uniforms? | Quick Question (MLB Originals)

They dress like the players, and tons of people aren't really sure why! On this episode of Quick Question (pres. by, we dive into why managers wear uniforms! For years, MLB managers have worn full uniform just like the players on their rosters, making it one of the most unique things about baseball. The genesis is rooted in the days where managers played on the team as well as coached, even though last player manager was in the 1980s!

Sunday, August 22, 2021

What is the Difference Between Pitches? And Why Are There So Many? | Quick Question (MLB Originals)

Can you tell the difference between a curveball and a slider? What about a fastball and a changeup? You might not realize it, but small discrepancies in finger placement are the difference between a 100 mile-per-hour fastball and a 65-mile-per-hour knuckleball.

On this episode of Quick Question (pres. by, we dive in on the evolution of pitch types, from the genesis of the fastball, to the innovation of breaking pitches like the curveball, changeup and slider. And we also analyze everyone’s favorite pitch: The Knuckler.

We also examine some of the best pitchers who varied their pitch types, like Red Sox legend Pedro Martínez and Mariners great/current Braves pitcher Félix Hernández.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Behind the Scenes at FIRST EVER MLB Draft Combine!

MLB had its first ever Draft Combine earlier this year, and we were right there for the ride for this amazing behind-the-scenes video pres.

Friday, August 13, 2021

The Physics of Baseball - Flight of the Ball

A lot of forces are at play on the humble baseball -- not just the pitcher's arm or the hitter's bat.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021