ASTM WK46454

    New Test Method for Measuring Baseball and Softball Diameter and Seam Height

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F08.26 | Committee F08 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method is intended to standardize a method of measuring the seam height of baseballs and softballs. 1.2 This test method is established to provide a single, repeatable, and uniform test method. 1.3 This test method is for a ball that is intended for use in the game of baseball or softball.

    No standard method exists to measure seam height.


    baseball; diameter; seam height; softball

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Lloyd Smith

    Draft Under Development