Tuesday, October 19, 2010

May 21, 1953: On the mound: The origin of the pitcher's mound


This is the first strip in which there is an actual pitcher's mound, and not a flat spot of earth. Of course the later mound is a lot wider, but it's not actually much shorter.

One flaw with the premise of this strip: when the other team is up to pitch, wouldn't it help them just as much?

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