Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 5 - Think and Discuss: 78

Answer

The glove exerts a force on the oncoming ball, in a direction opposite to the ball's velocity, that slows it down. Newton's third law tells us that the baseball exerts an equal and opposite force on the glove.
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