so you can see the ball! The stithces are red since the ball is white and it helps the batter realize what pitch is comming so he can see the seems easier I think a better answer would be 'just because.' Stitches have been different colors over the years. Obviously the raised stitches help pitchers control the ball better (fast, change, breaking, etc) but I don't think the reason is to 'help the batters identify the pitch.' (The stitches do do that.) The ball is made white so you can see it (as a batter). Doesn't have anything to do with the stitches. (Check out the centerfield seats in any stadium. They are black, or dark, to contrast against the white ball. Also pitchers cannot wear anything white or with contrasting colors on their throwing arm, so as not to draw the batter's eye away from the ball.)
There are 108 double stitches on a baseball (which some people call 216 stitches). The first and last stitches are completely hidden. They are sewn by hand, using 88 inches of waxed red thread.
White with red stitches.
There are 108 double stiches on a baseball. The first and last stitches are hidden. It is stiched by hand, with red wax string~
there are 546 stitches in a baseball
A baseball has 108 double stitches.
According to an article found on www.roanoke.edu, the baseball is handstitched together with 216 raised stitches using 88 inches of red cotton thread.
There are 108 double stitches on a baseball which some people call 216 stitches. The first and last stitches are completely hidden. They are sewn by hand, using 88 inches of waxed red thread.
the stitches on the baseball are there so the baseball can curve drop slide and do many other kind of movements... what happens is when you throw a baseball a certain way the baseball stitches catch the air and start to move in the desired way...there are 106 stitches on a baseball
There are 108 "double" stitches on an MLB baseball.
There are 108 "double" stitches on an MLB Baseball.
There are 108 double stitches on a baseball (Some say 216 stitches
No there is not difference in the stitches of a baseball and softball. The softball is just larger, but the stitches are the same.
The stitches on a baseball are used to help the pitcher grip the baseball. The stitches also allow the pitcher to throw different pitches, (Curveball, knuckleball etc.)
There are 216 raised stitches according to Rawlings, the manufacturer of baseballs for MLB. Red cotton thread measuring 88 inches is used in the stitching.
The stithces are red since the ball is white and it helps the batter realize what pitch is comming so he can see the seems easier
108 stitches in total but, only 106 visible.
It means nothing! But however if it is like that it is an unofficial baseball as legit baseballs have only red seams/stitches! Those are typically designed for recreational use only!
it is a small squishy ball ball, covered by LOTS of thread. then the leather top is put on, and it is sown together with the red stitches you see on a baseball
There are stitches in a baseball to hold it together
The Red Stitches - 2008 was released on: USA: 3 December 2008 (New Filmmakers)
108 double stitches or 216 stitches