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# How many seconds does it take for the ball to leave the pitchers hand to get to home plate?

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.5 seconds

### Why do pitchers stand on stands?

because the after they throw the ball, the ball drops 2 feet till it reaches the plate so this because the after they throw the ball, the ball drops 2 feet till it reaches the plate so this

### If the pitchers mound is 60 ft from home plate how many seconds does it take a 75-mph pitch to reach home plate?

75 miles per hour is about 110 feet per second. So a pitch thrown at that speed will reach home plate in a little more than half a second (about .55 seconds). A pitch thrown at 90 MPH will reach the batter in about a tenth of a second less (.45 seconds).

### The ball was pitched from the pitched from the pitchers mound forty six feet away from home plate and the pitch was five feet short of reaching home plate what was the distance the ball was pitched in?

46 feet minus 5 feet

0.39 seconds

### How long does it take a 80 mph pitch to get to home?

Based on the official MLB pitching distance of 60' 6" .. it takes .5 seconds for a 100 mph fastball to reach home plate. However, in reality, if the baseball is thrown by a person, it actually reaches the plates quicker because most MLB pitchers are 6'+ and there stride towards home plate will have them releasing the baseball closer than 60' 6".

### What is the difference between baseball and softballs base running?

In baseball they can leave while the pitcher still has the Ball. but in softball they have to wait until the ball is released from the pitchers hand.

### Why do pitchers stand on a mound?

because the after they throw the ball, the ball drops 2 feet till it reaches the plate so this because the after they throw the ball, the ball drops 2 feet till it reaches the plate so this

### How is it measured from pitchers mound to plate in softball?

on it's way as it leaves the hand. It can be a lot less in speed as it crosses the plate. A faster fast ball is easier to hit because it does not change height and direction much which means the hitter should swing into the ball with better contact. The best pitchers are the ones that can throw change ups and curves and when he throws fast balls , he is better if he can spot them just at the edge of the plate.

### What are some tips for pitchers on keeping the ball low in the strike zone?

It may sound stupid, but throw less heat. If you throw softer, the ball has more time to fall before it reaches the plate.

### How do you steal bases in baseball?

the thing is to take a couple steps off the base you are currently on the as soon as the ball leaves the pitchers hands run as fast as you can to the next plate.

### The pitcher's mound in baseball is 85m from the plate. It takes seconds for a pitch to reach the plate. How fast is the pitch.?

It would take the ball .26 sec. to get from the pitcher to the batter.