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Why is cork used for cheating in baseball?

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January 18, 2008 8:35PM

Batters who would want to cheat would use cork in their bat for the 'spring' the ball would get after hitting it. And since cork is very elastic it would not become misshaped or get bunched up in the bat to where one part of the bat would have cork and another part wouldn't.