There are 108 "double" stitches on an MLB Baseball.
the stitches on the baseball are there so the baseball can curve drop slide and do many other kind of movements... what happens is when you throw a baseball a certain way the baseball stitches catch the air and start to move in the desired way...there are 106 stitches on a baseball
No there is not difference in the stitches of a baseball and softball. The softball is just larger, but the stitches are the same.
There are 108 Stitches on a baseball.
108 double stitches or 216 stitches
There are 108 double stiches on a baseball. The first and last stitches are hidden. It is stiched by hand, with red wax string~
This process is called increase. You can increase stitches by one when you knit in both the front and the back of a stitch, thus turning a single stitch into two stitches.
According to the Rawlings Sporting Goods website (FanZone link) their are 108 stitches. The site states that for about a quarter of a century Rawlings has been the exclusive supplier of official game balls for MLB.
They are loose, long stitches that are designed to hold the fabric in place until you can put in the real stitches - they're also called basting stitches.