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Henry Chadwick, the Creator of the Baseball Box Score, Also was the First to Prove that the Rotation of a Baseball Could Cause the Ball to Curve in the Air

Henry Chadwick, the creator of the baseball box score, was the first to setup a demonstration proving that the rotation of a baseball could cause the ball to curve.  Before this, some pitchers had already observed and used this to their advantage (even though many of the day considered it cheating), but no one had yet proved that it was […]

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