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    How baseballs are made

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    Thanks for that! I have seen bats made but not baseballs. Interesting!
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    did you see how many people are in the stitching area!...looked like forced labor!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dom DiCara View Post
    did you see how many people are in the stitching area!...looked like forced labor!!
    Did you hear him say how many thousand of baseballs they make per day...
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
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    350 Workers produce 10,000 balls per day .... WOW
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Baer View Post
    350 Workers produce 10,000 balls per day .... WOW
    Hard to believe that the sport, nationwide, pro and amateur, go through over 3 million balls a year. some business!

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    Pretty cool video... there's a program on TV called "How it's made" ... think it is on the Science Channel, but don't quote me... very interesting show.
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    I've always been curious about how thy are made. Pretty cool
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    Thanks for posting, very interesting. I was surprised how much was done by hand.
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