Just think; while you’re enjoying your first cup of coffee this morning your also learning about a little known fact about baseballs.
What a way to start a day!
Harvesting baseball's 'magic mud'
“Nobody knows this is where I get the magic mud," Bintliff says.
Out of nine brothers and sisters, Bintliff was the one picked to carry on the family business -- Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud.”
- Jim Bintliff has provided Major League's "magic mud" for 44 years
- Rubbing baseballs with mud became common after batter was killed with pitch
Read the whole article at CNN