Trees play a large role in the sporting world, impacting everything from the equipment used in golf and baseball to the courts played on in basketball. Different woods affect the game differently, and it can all be explained with materials science.
Articles by Nalini Narkani.
It is common knowledge that metal baseball bats perform better in competition than wooden bats. The question is…why? There are several factors that explain why metal and wooden bats have such a disparity in performance, and it all comes down to materials science.
Learn more about the differences between wood vs. aluminum bats.
Articles by Kenny Morley.