Age, Bodies, Birds, Foresight, Texas

The Brainiest Hitter

Sridhar Pappu | Atlantic | 22nd April 2020

How should a baseball player adapt to ageing? Can experience compensate for strength? The Cincinnati Reds’ Joey Votto peaked physically at 27, and has been adapting to his decline ever since. When he turned 36 he “popped out” to first base for the first time ever. “He began to remake his swi…

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