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Forest Service lab helps keep MLB bats swinging

Researchers at the Forest Products Laboratory worked with Major League Baseball to investigate what causes bats to break.

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'I Like Wood'
Research Engineer David Kretschmann explains the work of the Forest Products Laboratory during an interview on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp.

The lab recently made recommendations to Major League Baseball about how to lower the number of broken wooden bats that occur in games.

Listen to our full interview with Kretschmann.

(Photos/Video courtesy of the Forest Products Laboratory. Video editing by Federal News Radio's Mike O'Connell.)
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