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This video weighs the benefits and drawbacks of being taller on the mound and ties in a more abstract discussion on defining projectability. Slide 1: The Constructal Evolution of Sports with Throwing Motion: Baseball, Golf, Hockey, and Boxing (Bejan et al, 2013) Slide 2: Kinematic and kinetic comparison of baseball pitching among various levels of development (Fleisig, Barrentine, Zheng, Escamilla, and Andrews (1999) Wheel Spin Sticker (Giphy) Windmill Spinning (Strus, 2017- Tenor) Slide 3: Pitcher Height Comparison- Velocity, Elbow Injuries, & Mechanics (Boddy, 2016- Driveline Baseball) Slide 4: Visual Search Strategies of Baseball Batters: Eye Movements During The Preparatory Phase Of Batting (Kato and Fakudo, 2010) Image Published by Pitching Ninja on Twitter feed (https://twitter.com/PitchingNinja/status/1021137999390703623) Slide 5: Kinematic and kinetic comparison of baseball pitching among various levels of development (Fleisig, Barrentine, Zheng, Escamilla, and Andrews (1999) Mechanical Engineering - Torque (ShareTechNote) Slide 6: Control Problems On the Mound? It's Not Always "Mental." (Boddy, 2014- Driveline Baseball) Photo Published of Joey Votto (Robbins, Getty Images) Slide 7: Pitcher Height Comparison- Velocity, Elbow Injuries, & Mechanics (Boddy, 2016- Driveline Baseball) Slide 8: What Are Baseball Scouts Looking For? (Glassey, 2010- Baseball America) Slide 9: Does a Pitcher's Height Matter? (Greenberg, 2010- SABR) The Black Swan Theory of Drafting Pitchers (McDaniel, 2015- Fangraphs) Marcus Stroman, the mythbusting machine (Boddy, 2013- Hardball Times) Slide 10: Image of Caden Lemons Published by MLB Pipeline (via Twitter: https://twitter.com/mlbpipeline/status/879438786161258496) Slide 11: Images by Brooks Baseball (http://www.brooksbaseball.net/landing.php?player=545333) Slide 12: Data Provided by Fangraphs (https://www.fangraphs.com/statss.aspx?playerid=1247&position=P) Image Published at Brooks Baseball (http://www.brooksbaseball.net/landing.php?player=493603) Slide 13: Pitcher Height Comparison- Velocity, Elbow Injuries, & Mechanics (Boddy, 2016- Driveline Baseball)
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