Swing Kings: The Inside Story of Baseball’s Home Run Kings
April 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
with author Jared Diamond
Tuesday, April 14 — 7:00 pm
The 2019 season saw the most homers ever, obliterating a record set just two years before. It is a shift that has transformed the way the game is played, contributing to more strikeouts, longer games, and what feels like the logical conclusion of the analytics era. Wall Street Journal national baseball writer Jared Diamond reveals that the secret behind this unprecedented shift isn’t steroids or the stitching of the baseballs, it’s the most elemental explanation of all: the swing.