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# If a pitcher throws a ball 70 mph how long does the batter have to react?

Updated: 10/20/2022

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A 70 mph pitch travels at approximately 102.6 feet per second. The distance from the pitcher to the batter is 60 feet, 6 inches. Therefore, the batter has a little less than six-tenths of a second to react.

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