Sunday, April 11, 2004
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Blueprints

An ad I just saw asks, reasonably, why is the baseball pitcher's mound 60' 6" from home plate?

Blueprints

Think about it.

According to the ad, some workmen misread the blueprints in the 19th century, the distance was supposed to be 60' 0", and the mistake stuck, Can that be right?