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Watch that second baseman; he's got great ears

Via Ainsley Drew over at Kottke, behold, beep baseball:

This is completely sublime. The Doppler-shifted whine of the ball as it’s thrown! The mad scramble to find it on the ground! The running collision with the stand-up base!

So: 1. I totally want to play. 2. Are there any other sports or games that ask us to use our ears? Seems like they all happen pretty exclusively in the visual/tactile domain.

Hmm. Tasteball, anyone?


Wow, that made me tear up a little.

Check out goalball. I played it once when I was a teenager. The guy that taught it to us was completely blind.

Matt says…

There’s also blind cricket and blind golf, among others.

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