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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as a Golf Ball.
In other words, 973 drops is 1.19579090 times the size of a Golf Ball, and the size of a Golf Ball is 0.836266610 times that amount.
(per R&A-USGA Rules of Golf)
According to the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), a golf ball must have a volume of at least 813.680 drops. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about three-fourths as big as a Golf Ball (packed).
In other words, 973 drops is 0.7653061470 times the size of a Golf Ball (packed), and the size of a Golf Ball (packed) is 1.306666620 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (per R&A-USGA Rules of Golf)
Dictated by the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), a golf ball must have a volume of at least 813.680 drops. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about seven-tenths as big as an Egg (Chicken).
In other words, 973 drops is 0.720 times the size of an Egg (Chicken), and the size of an Egg (Chicken) is 1.40 times that amount.
(hen; USDA large size; uncooked)
A typical egg — of large size as defined by the United State Department of Agriculture — has a volume of 1,400 drops. Each year, American farms produce 69,000,000,000 eggs.
It's about two times as big as a Marshmallow.
In other words, the size of a Marshmallow is 0.50 times 973 drops.
A regular marshmallow measures about 600 drops. In the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, a monster known as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man was a fictional mascot of a marshmallow company, brought to life by supernatural forces and made gigantic — measuring 34.3 m tall in this form.
It's about two-fifths as big as a Puck (Hockey).
In other words, 973 drops is 0.42000001320 times the size of a Puck (Hockey), and the size of a Puck (Hockey) is 2.3809523060 times that amount.
(Ice hockey)
standard ice hockey puck measures about 2,316.6665940 drops. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about three-tenths as big as a Tennis Ball.
In other words, 973 drops is 0.30890 times the size of a Tennis Ball, and the size of a Tennis Ball is 3.2370 times that amount.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must measure 6.54 cm to 6.86 cm in diameter, for a total volume of 3,150 drops. Competition balls are also tested for bounce height, with the standards requiring that a ball dropped from 254 cm must bounce back to a height of 135 cm to 147 cm.
It's about one-fourth as big as a Baseball.
In other words, 973 drops is 0.23125421150 times the size of a Baseball, and the size of a Baseball is 4.3242455720 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must measure between about 4,034.6668320 drops and 4,380.3150520 drops. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) in a fastball pitch.