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In this video we look at some preliminary research on pitch tunneling and generate a working definition based on the assumptions researchers choose to make Slide 1: Baseball Hall of Fame: Greg Maddux used methodical approach to get to Cooperstown (Boswell, 2014- Washington Post) Image Accessed via Business Insider (Greg Maddux Was A 'Sick' Prankster Who Tormented Teammates In The Locker Room, Wile, 2014) Slide 2: The Essence of Velocity (Turbow, 2014- sbnation) Video Accessed via Eric Jagers' Twitter Feed Slide 3: Image Accessed via archivedinnings.com (John Blanchard) Image Accessed via Prospectus Feature: Introducing Pitch Tunnels (Pavlidis, Judge, and Long, 2017- Baseball Prospectus) Image Accessed via Pitch Tunneling: Is It Real? And How Do Pitchers Actually Pitch? (Blewett, 2017- Hardball Times) Slide 4: Data Accessed via Baseball Savant 3D Pitch Visualization Tool (https://baseballsavant.mlb.com/) Slide 5: Pitch Tunneling & Perceptually Equivalent Pitches (Gray, 2017- perceptionaction.com)
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