Lucas Duda’s Exit Velocity vs Distance Traveled by Singles and Home Runs

graph from Scholastic Math; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

**Type of Graph:** scatterplot

**Source:** Smith, Natalie. “Going, Going, Gone! Baseball teams are using a new measurement to predict power hitters.” *Scholastic Math*, September 26, 2016.

**Additional** **Paired Texted/Resources:**

- Smith, Natalie. “Going, Going, Gone! Baseball teams are using a new measurement to predict power hitters.”
*Scholastic Math*: September 26, 2016. - University of Michigan Engineering. “Exit Velocity | Overview of Baseball’s New Nerdy Statistic.” YouTube: Oct 27, 2015.
- Siegel, Jeremy. “The Importance of 90th Percentile Exit Velocity: Are there better ways to quantify quality of contact?”
*Pitcher List*, February 9, 2021. - In the Zone News. “Ball Exit Velocity as Important as Pitch Velocity.”
*In The Zone*. Accessed January 8, 2022.

**Potential Math Content: **scatterplot, bivariate data, statistics, determining the x-axis, clusters, shape of data

**Potential Content Connections:** sports, baseball, physics