Jimmy Rollins postpones distance attempt
Because of a calf injury, Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has postponed Tuesday's attempt to break the record for hitting a baseball the farthest.
Rollins, who had hit a home run 424 feet before, was going to use a souped-up bat to try to break Babe Ruth's record of 576 feet. Forming a partnership with two university sports science and physics professors and using state-of-the-art equipment, Rollins was going to make his attempt in downtown Philadelphia.
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