Baseball Mud (Rememories 11)

…every few years or so, being shocked to relearn that all of the 240,000 baseballs used each season in the major leagues get rubbed with mud before being used in a game. MUD! But not just any mud. They only use a specific mud that comes from a New Jersey riverbank. And the same family has had a monopoly on the harvesting and selling of said mud for over 70 years.

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