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When mapping out a field in the late 1800s the person drawing the plans had sloppy hand writing,the result was that the 60.0 feet looked to the workers to be 60.6 so they measured it that way and it stuck...

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Can a pitcher be put into a position on the field after pitching to pitch later in the game?

It depends on the level of play. Some allow that if the starting pitcher is removed from the mound, but put in a defensive position, he can then come back to pitch later in the game, but only once an inning.

The Home team takes the field. The opposing pitcher had dropped ball over between pitching mound and third base can a fielder legally pick up the ball and give to the pitcher?

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Can a pitcher lick his fingers in little league?

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In what year was the pitchers 'mound' introduced?

The pitcher's mound was introduced in 1893. Prior to 1893, there was a 4 foot wide by 5 1/2 foot long box on flat ground that the pitchers pitched from. The pitcher could put his back foot anywhere along the 4 footback line of the box, which was 55 1/2 feet from home plate, to start his delivery. In 1893, to create more offense, the box was replaced with a raised mound and a rubber slab from where the pitcher could start his delivery. The rubber slab was 12 inches in length and positioned 60 1/2 feet from home plate. With the pitched ball having to travel an extra five feet and the pitcher not being able to use a wide angle to deliver the pitch, the league batting average rose 35 points in 1893 and another 29 points in 1894.

Can a pitcher pitch one inning by throwing only one pitch?

Not unless the pitcher is just put onto the mound after the bases are already loaded. If he pitches, and there are 2 outs already, and someone catches the batters hit, then yes, he pitched that inning. Or if he pitched and there was a triple play, which would be hard to do unless the other fielders had excellent timing.

Can a college baseball player Re enter a game?

Nope, but what you can do is pull a fielder in another position and temporarily have the current pitcher play in that position while another pitcher fills in at the mound. After the new pitcher is done he can be pulled, the original pitcher can be moved back to the mound, and another player put in the position he was in.

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Where are the syllables in mound?

Mound is one syllable. Syllables are basically how many times your jaw opens when you say a word. Put your finger on your jaw and count how many times it opens when you say a word to find out how many syllables if has.

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