Arizona Diamondbacks Science of Baseball Program
Arizona Diamondbacks

The goal of the Arizona Diamondbacks Science of Baseball is to translate the American love of baseball into an appreciation, understanding, and passion of the science and mathematics underlying the sport.

The Kennedy Center: The Art of Baseball
The Kennedy Center

In this 3-5 lesson, students will explore the sport of baseball to design and construct a model baseball field.

Mathalicious: Been Caught Stealing
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students will examine some of the mathematics behind stealing second base.

Mathalicious: Out of Left Field
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students use a quadratic function to model the trajectory of the average professional home run and debate whether Major League Baseball stadiums should all be designed the same.

Illuminations: Fun with Baseball Stats
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

The following grades 6-8 activities allow students to explore statistics surrounding baseball.