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Physics of baseball at Coors Field, Denver

  1. Jun 15, 2010 #1
    I've read that the thin air at Coors Field, Denver (among other factors) makes it a venue conducive to home runs.

    As a percentage, how much faster does the ball travel due to the thinner air?
     
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  3. Jun 15, 2010 #2

    russ_watters

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    Faster? The ball starts off with almost exactly the same initial velocity - it just decelerates at a slower rate.
     
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