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The Sports Archives History Lesson – Baseball’s Batting Donut

The batting “donut” is a heavy circular lead weight encased in rubber which is slid up to the barrel of the baseball bat. Before this invention, players waiting in the on-deck circle would swing 2 or 3 bats at a … Continue reading

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