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How heavy is 1,010 pounds?

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It's about 3,000 times as heavy as a Baseball
In other words, 1,010 pounds is 3,153.17073170730 times the weight of a Baseball, and the weight of a Baseball is 0.00031714108910891 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 0.31250 pounds and 0.3281250 pounds. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) (with a fastball pitch), with record-setting pitches as fast as 171 kph (106 mph).
It's about 3,500 times as heavy as a Battery (D)
In other words, 1,010 pounds is 3,390 times the weight of a Battery (D), and the weight of a Battery (D) is 0.000295 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
A "D" size battery weighs 0.2980 pounds. The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.
It's about 5,000 times as heavy as a Deck of Cards
In other words, the weight of a Deck of Cards is 0.0002 times 1,010 pounds.
(ISO 216 B8 size, a.k.a. "poker size" 63 x 88 mm, 52-card deck)
A deck of 52 ISO 216 B8-size playing cards weighs 0.210 pounds. Utilizing nearly 3,700 decks, the record-holding largest card tower was built in early 2010, stood over 3.5 m (11 ft), and weighed over 500 pounds.
It's about 7,000 times as heavy as a Battery (C)
In other words, the weight of a Battery (C) is 0.00014 times 1,010 pounds.
(Alkaline)
A "C" size battery weighs 0.140 pounds. C batteries are typically used in medium-drain devices such as musical instruments.
It's about 8,000 times as heavy as a Tennis Ball
In other words, 1,010 pounds is 7,940 times the weight of a Tennis Ball, and the weight of a Tennis Ball is 0.000126 times that amount.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must weigh about 0.1270 pounds. 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 10,000 times as heavy as a Golf Ball
In other words, 1,010 pounds is 9,974 times the weight of a Golf Ball, and the weight of a Golf Ball is 0.0001003 times that amount.
(per R&A USGA Rules of Golf; maximum rule weight)
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), golf balls must weigh no more than 0.10130 pounds. 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 15,000 times as heavy as a Light Bulb
In other words, the weight of a Light Bulb is 0.0000770 times 1,010 pounds.
(a.k.a. lamp) (for A19-size, 60w, incandescent bulb by Bulbrite; package weight)
A standard, sixty-watt light bulb weighs about 0.075 pounds. The tightly-coiled filament inside a bulb of this size would measure about 579mm if uncoiled and stretched out.