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Scientists will tell you that one of the most difficult things in sports is hitting a baseball. It’s a little white sphere, traveling at 90 to 100 miles per hour, which begins its speedy journey from 60 feet, six inches away. Even the best of the best fail to hit it seven of 10 times.
But, sometimes, when a hitter is really in a groove, the little white sphere looks more like a beach ball, the swing is flawless, and line drives seem to be jumping off the bat. There’s a phrase for this phenomenon that many baseball analysts use. They say the hitter is “