Thursday, June 16, 2011

Baseball Manufacturing, Revealed

Hey, it's an off-day. And I know this video is a year old, but it comes via an elementary school friend of mine, who just sent me this link from Discovery Channel's "How It's Made" series, with this episode focusing on how major league baseballs are made:

5 comments:

Greg Finley said...

Wow! I had no idea they were hand-sewn.

Dusty Baker said...

Yeah, but how do they make them special for Rockies home games?

Dusty Baker said...

Good find, my Son! I especially liked the cool soundtrack that reminded me of watching industrial films in the mid-70s.

Dusty Baker said...

This is seriously cool. Not to get too philosophical about it, but it's interesting to think of how much care and effort goes into the manufacture of just one ball, which ultimately has a strong likelihood of being fouled off after its first use, never to be in play again.

Spank said...

This is old news.Not to sound like a DICK but this shit has been happening for years. I'm so sure that baseballs are being made by chinese child labor. It's all about the South Americans. < (true MOFO'n snark)