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They use it to soften the balls to allow the pitchers to have more grip.

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Q: Why is mud used with professional baseball?
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Is a baseball rolled in a mud before it is used?

Rubbed, not rolled, in New Jersey Mud.


What are the elements found in baseball rubbing mud?

The place where the mud is found, and the elements used in the mixture are a well kept company secret. Lena Blackbourne's Rubbing Mud has been used since 1938, and is still used today in Major League Baseball. There is even a can of this mud on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. The mud is found in New Jersey.


What mud is used for MLB baseballs?

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Is mud used in the process of making an official baseball?

No. Baseballs are rubbed with mud before games to take the shine off and make them a little easier for the pitcher to grip. Click on the 'Baseball Mud' link on this page to read a history of the provider of mud to MLB.


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What do they rub on Major League Baseballs?

Mud obtained from the Delaware River and its tributaries. Click on the 'Baseball Rubbing Mud' to go to the website of the company to supplies the mud, called Lena blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud.


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What subsance do they put on a brand new baseball before they are used in a game and what is it made of?

The baseballs are rubbed down by the umpires to take the sheen off the ball . Lena Blackbourne's Rubbing Mud has been used since 1938, and is still used today in Major League Baseball. There is even a can of this mud on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. The place where the mud is found in New Jersey is still a well kept secret.


Where does the mud umpires rub on baseballs before games come from?

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Do they put mud on baseballs for baseball?

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What are mud tires used for?

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