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Its a type of pitch you can throw in Baseball :)

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Q: What is the gyroball baseball?
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Im 9 and you want to throw a gyroball in baseball how can you do it without hurting your arm?

ya can't

What is the gyroball?

Gyroball is the name given to a unique baseball pitch used primarily by players in Japan. The pitch was developed by a Japanese scientist, Ryutaro Himeno, and a baseball instructor, Kazushi Tezuka, who used computer simulations to create a new style of delivery intended to reduce stress on the pitcher. They published their work in a book, currently available only in Japan, whose title is roughly translated as, The Secret of the Miracle Pitch. Tezuka got the idea "in 1995, when he found an American toy in a Japanese store. It is called the X-Zylo Ultra, and its use of a gyroscope � a device that uses inertia to balance itself � allows it to fly more than 500 feet when thrown." Amid many conflicting claims, Tezuka says the gyroball has been misunderstood. According to Himeno and Tezuka, a gyroball is thrown so that, at the point of release, instead of having the pitcher's arm move inwards towards the body (the standard method used in the United States), the pitcher rotates his arm so that it moves away from his body, toward 3rd base for a right-handed pitcher and toward 1st base for a left-handed pitcher. However, the technique to throwing the gyroball is all in the legs, not in the unique grip of the baseball. Kazushi Tezuka is an instructor at the Beta Endorphin baseball dojo in Tokyo, Japan. "This," says Tezuka, as he grabs his thigh, "is the most important part of throwing the gyroball. It has nothing to do with the hands." The unusual method of delivery creates a bullet-like spin on the ball with the axis of spin in line with the direction of the throw, similar to the way an American football is thrown. According to Tezuka, the pitch, if thrown correctly, is meant to fly straight like a fastball. In baseball, most pitches are thrown with backspin, like the fastball, or with a more forward spinning motion, like the curveball and the slider. Batters use the arm speed of the pitcher and the spin on a baseball, highlighted by the seams, to judge the speed and movement of the ball. The gyroball is thrown with the arm speed of a fastball but goes slightly slower, and since it has a bullet-like spinning motion, on occasion (when the seams are hidden from view of the batter) it will make experienced batters swing wildly at the ball. The strategy behind the gyroball is that after throwing many variations of sliders, the gyroball is thrown, and thinking that the spin on the ball means that it is slider, the batter would hit it that way. But since the gyroball goes straight, the batter's hit is incorrect, and a strike can easily be achieved. The gyroball is also often confused with a completely different Japanese pitch called the shuuto, due to an error in a well-known article by baseball writer Will Carroll. Although Carroll later corrected himself, the confusion still persists. The gyroball appears in the popular manga and anime series MAJOR. In the video game MLB 07: The Show, only the player named Tate Baik (who is on the Red Sox roster and represents Daisuke Matsuzaka) has the ability to throw the gyroball. Even though it is said that Daisuke Matsuzaka can throw a gyroball, he has never admitted to it.

Can pachirisu learn gyroball via TM?

No, It's impossible.

Where do you get the TM Gyro Ball in Pokemon diamond?

I don't know where you can find gyroball, but you can but it next to the Veilstone game corner for 15000 coins.

What are the different pitches in baseball?

knuckleball, slider, curveball, slurve, four and two seam fastball, sinker, change up, circle changeup, forkball , splitter, knucklecurve, palmball, and gyroball also:12-6 curve, eephus pitch, sweeping curve running fastball and the energyball and:cutter, screwball, spitball, and Shuuto

What moves can mawile learn?

irontail ,earthquake ,gyroball ,bite ,or if u cant get them go in pastoria city and go to the house next to the water and have a heart scale .talk to him and u will get the moves u want.this is for diamond i waanted emerald

What kind of different baseball pitches are there?

There are alot. Here the ones I know:Fastball- 2 seam and 4 seam and split fingerCurveballSinkerKnuckleballForkShakeballChange Up- 3 finger and circleSliderSkrewballPalmballSlurveCutterSplitterGyroball (?)

Is the gyroball the same as a screwball?

No/MaybeWhile a Gyroball is thrown with a wrist action as a screwball, such that the spin looks similar, it is not exactly the same thing the same thing as a screwball. A good comparable would be the difference between a 2 seam sinking fastball and a shuuto pitch. These are achieved through similar types of differential pressure along the seams of the ball using the index and middle fingers and are thrown with a similar arm speed, but the wrist action and arm action causes the sinker to drop and the shuuto to tail as it loses velocity.The gyroballs main purpose is to create the illusion that it is slowing down before the plate and at that point it drops fast over the plate. It is mostly ment to be an illusion to confuse the batter. Its effect is more like a mix between a changeup and a sinker.

How do you say baseball in German?

die Baseball= baseball Baseball spielen= to play baseball

How is a Major League Baseball baseball different from an ordinary baseball?

An MLB Baseball is different from an ordinary baseball because MLB Baseballs are approved as a useful baseball by Major League Baseball officials themselves.

What happens to the momentum of a baseball when it hits a baseball?

Why would a baseball be hitting another baseball?

Where is the baseball played?

Baseball is played on a baseball diamond or as more people call it a baseball field.

In baseball what is called the person who hits the ball?

The batter is the one who bats using a baseball bat at a baseball game on a baseball team in a baseball field during baseball season while wearing his baseball uniform. 0_o

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Do you need baseball cleats to play baseball?

You do not need baseball cleats to play baseball but if you want the best peformance you should wear baseball cleats.

What did they use a baseball in baseball?

Because it was origanly called baseball and they needed a ball so they called it a baseball!!

How much equipment is needed to play baseball?

The Simplest form of Baseball can be played with a baseball( or softball if you do not have a baseball), a Baseball bat, and some form of bases (or markers for bases). It is also smart to have Baseball gloves however it is possible to play without Baseball gloves.

What do baseball players use to catch the baseball?

A baseball glove

What is a baseball?

A baseball is a ball used during the sport of baseball.

What is a baseball player?

A baseball player is a person who plays baseball.

Where do the players play Baseball?

Baseball is played on baseball diamonds. For the bigger teams, the diamond might be in a baseball stadium.

What was baseball called before baseball or rounders?

Baseball was always called baseball, although stickball was a street game

What do you call a frozen baseball it a joke?

A frozen baseball is a brozen. This is a combination of the words baseball and frozen. A frozen baseball.

When was Baseball Prospectus Internet Baseball Awards created?

Baseball Prospectus Internet Baseball Awards was created in 1991.

What is a baseball mitt?

A baseball mitt is another name for a baseball glove - a protective glove used when playing baseball.