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Kids and Curveballs

by Marcia Mueller

Being a huge baseball fan I took notice when I saw this article in the NY Times about young pitchers.  The bottom line is that to prevent arm injury it doesn't matter if kids throw curve balls or not, it's the total number of pitches thrown.  With kids often playing on more than one team they often throw way more than they should.  The study cited in the article is linked here.