George Brett's and Graig Nettles' genuine dislike for each other, bringing them to throw punches with very bad intentions, Hal McRae's rolling take-out of Willie Randolph, and who can forget Brett's homers off Rich Gossage--including the one in the Pine Tar
In other New York pitching news, Michael Pineda appears to have shaken off the pine tar
to look like the Yankees' ace heading into the season.
That amounts to cheating, even if it's on par with a pitcher scuffing a baseball or a hitter applying extra pine tar
to a bat - minor infractions often filed under the category of gamesmanship.
Besides turpentine, a host of marketable by-products resulted from destructive distillation; these included heavy pine oil for veterinary use, pine tar
for coating ship ropes, pine gums for varnish, a powerful disinfectant, an antiseptic face lotion, creosote, wood preservative, wood alcohol, cattle spray, sheep dip, shingle stain, wood filler, paraffin, soap, black paint, embalming fluid, and "tree paint," a sticky substance that snared harmful insects crawling on fruit trees.
Taube noted that he was able to verify the bat's authenticity by identifying a pine tar
pattern consistent with other Mantle bats from the 1960's.
questionable stats due to rule violations: pine tar
In Finland pine tar
was shown to prevent moose damage satisfactorily in young Scots pine stands throughout the winter (Loyttyniemi et al.
was used as a wood preservative for naval vessel.
The ambidextrous design is lightweight and "sticky" as pine tar
on the outside.
The pine tar
highlights the curl in the maple, the turpentine is the delivery system, the bee's wax gives depth to the finish and linseed oil protects the wood.
The popular verdict was pine tar
, though the explanations of exactly what pine tar
is seemed thin on the ground.