Author Topic: Bob Gibson slider  (Read 667 times)

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Re: Bob Gibson slider
« Topic Start: June 12, 2012, 02:35:59 PM »
That's interesting. It seems to have much earlier break than MLB sliders today. Of course, there is significantly more break as well. Because it comes out flat from the hand, unlike a curveball, it seems to take a sharp downward left turn about a third of the way to the plate.

I wonder what pitch the speed was thrown at.

I bet someone on this board could probably narrow it down to within a few MPH (tomterp?).    The video seems to be in pretty accurate time and we all know it's 60' 6" from the mound to home.    This could be an SAT question.