A Baseball Expert
gave a lecture on January 22, 1999, titled:
"The Physics of Baseball"
to Mercer University and the Macon community.
Dr. Robert Adair, Sterling Emeritus Professor of Physics*, Yale University
* (and Physicist to the National League 1987-1989)
(For all images, click on the thumbnail to see an enlargement.)
The media was out in force, deservedly so, since 
even George Bush is one of Bob's fans.
Bob discusses his book, The Physics of Baseball *, with Dr. Matt Marone. 
* ISBN 0-06-095047-1 : HarperPerennial (1994, 2nd ed.)
Not surprisingly, many of the Mercer baseball team were in attendance.
Bob was presented with a Mercer baseball cap by 
Barry Myers, coach of the baseball team.
A moment of levity with a student who wanted her book autographed: