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Yes, there used to not be any set distance at all No, the distance between bases has not changed since Major League Baseball began in 1876. The distance between home plate and the pitchers mound changed several times before it settled at 60'6" in 1893.

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Q: Has the distance between home plate and first base ever changed?
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