A Baseball Getting Crushed By 100,000 Pounds Of Force Looks Unbelievably Awesome

Sometimes, a baseball player can actually knock the cover off of a ball, but as far as literally crushing a ball… nope. Unless you’re a hydraulic press.

There are a lot of materials that go into making a baseball: cork, yarn, rubber, leather. And for some reason, seeing all of those things ooze out of this baseball as it’s crushed by 100,000 lbs. of pressure is completely satisfying.

And in case you were wondering what’s exactly inside a baseball…


If you thought that was cool, check out what happens when you try and crush a bowling ball with a hydraulic press. Make sure to give this a share on Facebook before you go.