How many stitches are in a professional baseball?
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The Rawlings Company describes its Major League baseballs as having, "108 stitches in all, with the first and last perfectly hidden."http://library.thinkquest.org/J002934/Equipment.html
A professional baseball has got 108 stitches. These stitches are red in color and their purpose is to hold together the leather of the baseball. Visit http://curiosity.discovery.com/question/how-many-stitches-on-baseball for more details.
108 DOUBLE stitches. Some people see these as 216 individual stitches, but they're really double stitches, so 108 is the correct count.