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Alright, I just referenced the Mythbusters baseball episode in another thread...and I was youtubing some clips when I came across the one where they try to knock the cover off the ball.

It CAN be done...but they had to crank their machine up to some ridiculous high speed or something. Safe to say, it can't be done by a human.

Which reminded me of this picture:

<img src = "http://www.mickeymantle.com/images/041753a.jpg">

Granted, he didn't knock the cover off the ball...but he certainly did bust the cover, big enough to where he can put the tip of his finger inside the ball...right?

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