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Does the length of a bat affect how far a baseball will travel?
Answer 1:

This doesn't have a simple answer. The longer the bat, the faster the tip of the bat will be moving when swung, which means the more force it can impact the ball with when the bat is swung, provided that the ball hits the tip. More force will impart greater speed on the ball and thus greater distance, but keep in mind that the ball is also moving toward the bat and has a certain amount of bounce.



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