World's Longest Home Run (The "Mad Batter" Machine) - Smarter Every Day 230

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  1. SmarterEveryDay

    SmarterEveryDayPrije godine

    Happy New Year! There's a lot more to explore here. For example, the coefficient of restitution! If you work for the MLB and would consider letting me in on some baseball science I'd be game. P.S. Besides the obvious answer of Cal Ripken Jr., who was your favorite baseball player as a kid? Also, thank you to everyone who supports Smarter Every Day on Patreon. I really appreciate it.

  2. Cubsbaseballfan44

    Cubsbaseballfan44Prije 23 dana

    Anthony rizzo

  3. Nate DeJong

    Nate DeJongPrije mjesec

    @Peter Carlson @SmarterEveryDay please listen to this guy. This was a deadly dangerous machine, and especially given the fact that 18 million people have watched this, I think you have a responsibility to acknowledge that the safety precautions here were not remotely adequate, and make sure you do some engineering on them next time. There was never a chance that your reaction time could have been quick enough to get out of the way, and I'm quite confident that the unsecured, improvised metal grating there would also not have been sufficient to prevent serious injury. Apart from that (major!) concern, this was a really great video, and a lot of fun to watch. But safety is a critical part of good engineering!!

  4. Jonathan Kelly

    Jonathan KellyPrije mjesec

    Having seen your baseball cannon, I’m looking at the plywood you stood behind very skeptically. 😂🤣😂

  5. Braylon Yoder

    Braylon YoderPrije mjesec

    Justin Verlander (still is)

  6. Joseph Rigard

    Joseph RigardPrije 2 mjeseci

    @SmarterEveryDay do you think it would fly if you put 6 foot propellers on it

  7. A S

    A SPrije sat

    These guys have balls to use a $300 dollar bat the CAT8

  8. Jonathan Griffin

    Jonathan GriffinPrije 3 sati

    You engineered a power hitter, Now only if you can engineer some plate discipline into it and it would be ready for the ROBO league

  9. Jorge Garcia

    Jorge GarciaPrije dan

    Sounds like a helicopter

  10. R3d_V0rt3x

    R3d_V0rt3xPrije 2 dana

    That ain’t a bat….. That’s a helicopter

  11. Edgar Boekdrukker

    Edgar BoekdrukkerPrije 3 dana

    You might as well have had fortunate son playing the entire time.

  12. Manny R

    Manny RPrije 3 dana

    I thought you would hit like 20 at full capacity. Still very cool. I've never seen a ball fly like that

  13. OICU812

    OICU812Prije 3 dana

    @5:12 Hey dude, you didn't see my keys down there, did you..?

  14. gzab0y4

    gzab0y4Prije 5 dana

    are we not gonna talk about how he wasted a 300 dollar bat

  15. Teaguen Rodriguez

    Teaguen RodriguezPrije 5 dana


  16. suhaib saif

    suhaib saifPrije 6 dana

    I thought the rotation machine would start flying

  17. Beats Hype

    Beats HypePrije 6 dana

    Nice vid

  18. J.D. Crownover

    J.D. CrownoverPrije 7 dana

    BUT how far did the ball ROLL? Home runs are measured to where the ball LANDS -- you measured the TOTAL distance.

  19. 19Neil67

    19Neil67Prije 7 dana

    Why do things look like there going backwards when going forwards

  20. Hunter Harrison

    Hunter HarrisonPrije 9 dana

    the bat was a cat 7 i think

  21. Joshua Patrick

    Joshua PatrickPrije 10 dana

    Judging by the angle of descent I’d say your max bounce rate is 5% which still puts you well above 580

  22. Jia Hao Andy Cao

    Jia Hao Andy CaoPrije 10 dana

    Everybody gangsta until the machine starts flying like a helicopter

  23. professional air breather

    professional air breatherPrije 11 dana

    imagine you throw the ball and it hits it straight towards your face-

  24. Rover the Vaccum

    Rover the VaccumPrije 12 dana

    1:21 that's what she said

  25. Rover the Vaccum

    Rover the VaccumPrije 12 dana

    Oh cool so this is how they make the helicopter effect sound in Hollywood movies

  26. Me like dragons

    Me like dragonsPrije 13 dana

    0:11 I’m sure a wooden wall can stop a baseball that is going like 134 MPH

  27. Mikey Nic

    Mikey NicPrije 13 dana

    Mickey mantle hit a homer that bounced off the overhead in yankee stadium that had a simulated distance of over 700 feet(I think) Yes I know it sounds unbelievable

  28. Rylie Castillo

    Rylie CastilloPrije 15 dana

    692 feet with the bounce and the roll

  29. Jim Harris Alexander

    Jim Harris AlexanderPrije 15 dana

    That was Insane!

  30. World War II Aviation

    World War II AviationPrije 15 dana

    Grounder to shortstop, more like uh oh just killed the shortstop

  31. Br0dy_Basketball12

    Br0dy_Basketball12Prije 16 dana


  32. iTrash

    iTrashPrije 17 dana

    It might as well just fly away now

  33. mark brown

    mark brownPrije 18 dana

    wow that is unbelievable how far that ball was to get hit that far and that contraption of yours

  34. Jeff Federer

    Jeff FedererPrije 18 dana

    It's not going to count as the longest home run because it's a machine not human

  35. Ngan Bui Thi Thuy

    Ngan Bui Thi ThuyPrije 20 dana

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  36. Ramone Harrison

    Ramone HarrisonPrije 20 dana

    The bat stay pointing at him

  37. Luna Koala

    Luna KoalaPrije 21 dan

    i was half expecting the thing to lift off.

  38. kyle hoff

    kyle hoffPrije 21 dan

    Corked bat??

  39. daxter hunter

    daxter hunterPrije 22 dana

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  40. Stephen Vaughn

    Stephen VaughnPrije 23 dana

    "Insane 400 ft flyballs" We call those "Fan Killers" in baseball.

  41. Andrew Powers

    Andrew PowersPrije 24 dana

    Ruh roh hes calling me out

  42. ART thor Lopez

    ART thor LopezPrije 24 dana

    Mad karate chop 7:56

  43. H2Dwoat

    H2DwoatPrije 24 dana

    Hi, I appreciate the bats are not shaped anything like a helicopter blade but the visual and audio of the bats spinning… in my gut I expected the machine to lift off 😁🤓.

  44. Default Name

    Default NamePrije 24 dana

    What if his 1000 mph pitcher thing pitched to the bat

  45. Carlos Li

    Carlos LiPrije 26 dana

    Aroldis Chapman vs this thing?

  46. Samuel McMillin

    Samuel McMillinPrije 26 dana

    to be fair aluminum bats have more pop than wood ones(obviously no human could do what the machine does in terms of exit velocity but the numbers a skewed a little)

  47. Aiden Webster

    Aiden WebsterPrije 26 dana

    Use a drop 12 bat and see what happens

  48. Cooking Parker

    Cooking ParkerPrije 27 dana

    The fast ostrich tribally succeed because hospital relatedly risk to a devilish kevin. lush, gigantic swimming

  49. Nikko Favela

    Nikko FavelaPrije 27 dana

    He kinda sounded like my teacher when someone does do there homework

  50. Gil Gosseyn

    Gil GosseynPrije 27 dana

    10:48 imagine ripping one of those foul in to the stands at a major league park... someone is dying

  51. Mevqu

    MevquPrije 29 dana

    10:36 omg that was so cool also 13:10 wow

  52. Contests VU

    Contests VUPrije 29 dana

    That was so much fun watching you guys have fun. You're laugh after some of those was making me laugh. I'm surprised that machine didn't start hovering it was going so fast.


    SPORTS EVERYDAYPrije 29 dana

    Use that with the fastest pitching machine

  54. SomeLittleShoe

    SomeLittleShoePrije 29 dana

    This was incredibly dangerous. Why did you leave that camera on the 3rd base line unprotected?

  55. AngryGamer

    AngryGamerPrije 29 dana

    Thanks SmarterEveryDay for not only your videos but now every one who watches knows about how many stupid people live in the world. All you have to do is look at the videos Dis-Like button. I hope this comment made some ones day and as always get smarter every day and have a good time doing it!.

  56. TomX99Games

    TomX99GamesPrije 29 dana

    11:09 "if you play center field, listen to how hard this thing is hit" As someone who played center field, I actually jumped at that sound. That is absolutely terrifying.

  57. Matthew Alberto

    Matthew AlbertoPrije 29 dana

    I wish I was the machine best player ever

  58. Monke

    MonkePrije mjesec


  59. NARO4

    NARO4Prije mjesec

    Sounds like my friends ps4 lol

  60. Carmen Zayas

    Carmen ZayasPrije mjesec

    😂😂😂😂😂 the birds flew away after he said ALL THE WAY! /5:31

  61. Jonathan Arnold

    Jonathan ArnoldPrije mjesec

    Should hit a homerun with the mad batter with it being shot from the supersonic baseball cannon.

  62. Jaron Clark

    Jaron ClarkPrije mjesec

    And there using cat 7

  63. Hien Vy Le Thao

    Hien Vy Le ThaoPrije mjesec

    The telling shell accidentally succeed because feature microbiologically pedal times a delicious clock. mindless, wealthy fireman

  64. Benton Bridge

    Benton BridgePrije mjesec

    0:53 that sound reminds me of the motor on a electric multiple unit train.

  65. MesaB

    MesaBPrije mjesec

    Arguable. You don't know where the ball landed. Doesn't count where the ball ROLLED to.

  66. Mr. Dog

    Mr. DogPrije mjesec

    They to get the launch angle to 30 degrees, that is perfect for long ball

  67. John Lockhart

    John LockhartPrije mjesec

    Chuck Norris at batting practice…

  68. Scary_524

    Scary_524Prije mjesec

    They using cat8

  69. Glister 0409

    Glister 0409Prije mjesec

    Imagine doing this with a green zen

  70. Ben The Drummer

    Ben The DrummerPrije mjesec

    7:52 the bat looks like a bucking bronco plus when it wipes out that chunk of wood.

  71. Keeva Grace

    Keeva GracePrije mjesec

    Poggers for God…,

  72. Austin Penny

    Austin PennyPrije mjesec


  73. 최승철

    최승철Prije mjesec

    13:10, 2160 60fps play speed 0.5 thank me later.

  74. Connor Jostes

    Connor JostesPrije mjesec

    Babe Ruth does not hold the record for longest homeroom ever

  75. Super Stuff

    Super StuffPrije mjesec

    13:08 is the Mad Ball

  76. St. Shamrock

    St. ShamrockPrije mjesec

    After working on CNC machines for 3 years, seeing something suddenly spin so unbalanced like at 4:18 gives me so much anxiety lmao

  77. Ina Griffin

    Ina GriffinPrije mjesec

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    WHITE TIGERPrije mjesec

    A canon for shooting the into space is the secret

  79. Jose Lorenzo Pena

    Jose Lorenzo PenaPrije mjesec

    They throw the ball then the bat starts flying

  80. Jaxson Trickshots

    Jaxson TrickshotsPrije mjesec

    13:11 Worlds Longest Home Run

  81. sodeu kesei

    sodeu keseiPrije mjesec

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  82. the undead1

    the undead1Prije mjesec

    Sometimes the juice is needed.

  83. 飛び出したらこうなるよ

    飛び出したらこうなるよPrije mjesec

    This is a real batting machine (これが本当のバッティングマシーン)

  84. Grammar Gestapo

    Grammar GestapoPrije mjesec

    Also you can't compare a machine doing things a human can't. It's illogical.

  85. Grammar Gestapo

    Grammar GestapoPrije mjesec

    Captions in french auto and 480p higher quality ....wowowowowow

  86. Andrew Bloom

    Andrew BloomPrije mjesec

    For the record, no player has ever hit a 550+ ft HR. Even in denver. People just didn't understand that balls fall far far quicker than they rise, so they seriously overestimated the distance. Mantle and Ruth were probably 510-515, and Meyer was *maybe* 535-540.

  87. baserrr

    baserrrPrije mjesec

    10:38 making it look like a squishy ball

  88. Staticube7:00

    Staticube7:00Prije mjesec

    13:11 so satisfying

  89. Darci Schmid

    Darci SchmidPrije mjesec

    The new bomber embryologically plug because grip ectrodactyly charge against a agonizing tortellini. unaccountable, snobbish bay


    HITMIX HYEPOCKPrije mjesec

    They filmed it a third time. It hit the ball and then took flight. It was last spotted filming an action scene in "Tropic Thunder 2: Scorched Earth MFer".

  91. FunDaddy5000

    FunDaddy5000Prije mjesec

    1:00 100% willing to sacrifice a cow just to break a record...or for millions of YT views 🧐

  92. Damien Leimbach

    Damien LeimbachPrije mjesec

    Thats a blern hitting machine!

  93. Rudolf Wickond

    Rudolf WickondPrije mjesec

    tiny plywood shield ...

  94. Carrie Cruz

    Carrie CruzPrije mjesec

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    kapoa piraePrije mjesec

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  97. Noah Sucher

    Noah SucherPrije mjesec

    You should have tried to crank up the pitching machine

  98. Devendra Shukla

    Devendra ShuklaPrije mjesec

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  99. The Philly Family

    The Philly FamilyPrije mjesec

    I never ever seen a baseball rise up like a golf ball

  100. Ninjanate07

    Ninjanate07Prije mjesec

    Imagine just feeding your cows and one of them just gets creamed by a baseball

  101. Ben Say

    Ben SayPrije mjesec

    I think the Benjamin might be me lol

  102. Treyson Crossman

    Treyson CrossmanPrije mjesec

    Do you know it’s going fast if you record it in normal speed and it looks like it’s glitching out

  103. Cooking Parker

    Cooking ParkerPrije mjesec

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  104. Samm

    SammPrije mjesec

    that sounds like a chopper propelers when its like idk

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