Skinfold Estimates of Body Fat in Major League Baseball Players.

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In brief: One hundred and thirty-seven major league baseball players and 32 coaches were tested for body composition, and comparisons were made among positions and among teams. Shortstops were the leanest players (9.2% fat), outfielders averaged 9.9%, and pitchers were the fattest (14.7% fat). The players' body composition reflected the movement patterns… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00913847.1981.11711186

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