How Fast Was Yoenis Cespedes' Guided Missile? Scientists Did the Math, & The Answer Is Absurd


Last night, Yoenis Cespedes did this.

Two physicists on Twitter decided to run the numbers on the play, because HOLY COW HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE, and here's what they found:



So, there you go. 97-98 mph, 318 feet, ON A DIME. How is that possible? Only Yo knows.

If you're interested in learning more about the process behind those calculations, check the timelines of @Bbl_Astrophyscs and @pobguy.


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