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Juicing Baseballs: Japan Sees Record Number of Home Runs

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Japanese baseball fans (Photo: El Scrapeo/Flickr)

There's been a record number of home runs in Japanese baseball this season: 60 percent more homers than this time last year in fact.

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So many that Japanese players started to wonder, is there something different with the ball?

Turns out, there is.

Eleanor Warnock's following the story in Tokyo for the Wall Street Journal.

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