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Even though the teacher always demonstrated just the windup mechanism, children who knew the toy had three more undemonstrated functions gave much lower ratings than children who knew it was the toy's only function.
One such Employee Involvement Team chose to examine the handling of materials in the tread windup machine area of the plant.
Colborn isn't sure there is a difference in Nomo's velocity out of the windup as opposed to the stretch.
Both runners broke on the windup, and Andrew Berkovich was easily thrown out at third.
When Nomo was throwing a fastball, his left pinkie was visible at the height of his exaggerated windup.
At the greatest hitters' ballpark, against the league's most productive team, Nomo waited through a two-hour rain delay, abandoned his trademark windup and made history many say will never be duplicated.