Making a baseball

Surprised how much is done by hand. Would’ve figured it was almost 100% automated.

joshhayes_15

When do they add the juice?

classically_cool

I can practically hear the voice over guy from How Its Made explaining every step of the process.

Sveenee

And then immediately fouled out of play

martinis00

When they put the icing on, it looks so tasty…

o_mh_c

When I was a kid, I love taking baseballs apart. I usually waited until seams started to rip or the leather would tear. I had a nice little collection of cores.

ThisIsRocketSurgery

This shines a whole new light on how impressive it was that Benny “the Jet” Rodriguez busted the guts out of that ball.

ARealLifeGarbageCan

Before Video: “Damn these things are expensive.”

After Video: “How are these so cheap!?”

purplepandaeater

Clearly made overseas at 50 cents an hour, otherwise a baseball would cost $100/ea.

93195

There’s a great documentary on the guy who rubs the mud on every single MLB ball.

zecrusher123