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The pitcher can only take one step forward when they pitch. Most pitchers leap forward to maximize the amount of force behind the ball. Most pitchers try to shoot for a leap of about 5 feet.

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In softball how many steps forward can the pitcher take?

In softball pitching the pitcher is only allowed one big step because the rule states that prior to the pitch both feet should be on the pitcher's plate and during the pitch one foot should be on the plate before ball is released. you can check the basics of pitching here: http://www.softballperformance.com/softball-pitching/coaching-softball-pitching.html


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