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cross section of a baseballclick to hear

A baseball has a cork core, which is wrapped in layers of rubber, wound with yarn and covered with leather.
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stitches click to hear

The sewing that joins the two parts of the cover; it traditionally uses red thread.

cover click to hear

Outer layer of the ball made up of two white pieces of leather joined by stitching.

cork ball click to hear

Small sphere of cork that forms the central part of the ball.

yarn ball click to hear

Yarn wound around the center of the ball.