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The Science Behind Baseball

Major League Baseball began its season this week with a series between Boston and Oakland played in Japan. Guests discuss the science behind America's favorite pastime — from statistics, to orthopedics, to the psychology of die-hard fans.

Guests:

Dan Gordon, editor of Your Brain on Cubs: Inside the Heads of Players and Fans

Howard Zelaznik, professor of health and kinesiology at Purdue University

William Raasch, team physician for the Milwaukee Brewers; associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin

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