A 100.9 mph pitch would reach homeplate in .41 seconds. A 90 mile per hour fastball would take an extra .04 seconds.
Now 43 ft
50 feet for slow pitch softball, 46 feet for fast pitch.
The momentum of throwing the ball downhill increases the speed of the ball and can make curve balls and sliders have more movement in the pitch.
Softball pitchers pitch from 43 feet, while baseball pitchers pitch from 60.5 feet. Therefore, A 65 mph softball pitch is equivalent to a 91 mph baseball pitch. Each reaction time is approx .45 seconds.
According to the National Softball Association rulebook, Women's Adult Slow Pitch Divisions shall have a pitching distance of 53 feet.
10u 35 feet, 12u 40 feet and upper ages is 43 feet.
Probably only about 25-30 feet since it's not even kid pitch.
40 feet in most states. In College and for some Hich schools it is 43 feet.
In college usually 60-75mph
to pitch a fast ball , you start with both feet on the rubber ( pitchers mound ) come up with ball in the glove , after bring your hands apart and come down with it bring your pitchers arm back and start your windwill ,as a right hand pitch you step with your left leg and push off the rubber with you right to get speed, for a lefty you want to step with your right leg and push off with you left , release at your hip and follow threw
It is 60 feet from home to first on a softball field. It is the same distance between all the bases. The pitcher's mound is 40 to 43 feet way depending on the level of competition. The depth of the outfield varies from field to field.
The pitcher pitches from a higher point for the purpose of ball speed. It may not seem like much, but gravity definitely plays its part in an object being thrown downward. Fastballs reach the plate faster thrown from a mound as they do thrown from level ground.
It varys, I play in a 12u league and we pitch from 40 feet but I'm sure in higher league(high school, college, etc.) they pitching mounds will be further away
46 feet minus 5 feet
From 60ft, 60-75mph
No the pitcher can move as much as he wants, till he starts his windup, once he starts his wind up the pitch must be one fluid motion, and his rear leg must be touching the pitchers mound, or he is called for a balk, and the batter will automatically get a walk.
They cover their mouth so that the opposing players cant read his lips, and figure out what they are talking about It went from being a common sense strategy to standard practice for pitchers in 1989, during Game 1 of the National League Championship Series. Cubs catcher Joe Girardi went out to the mound to ask Greg Maddux how he wanted to pitch to Giants first baseman Will Clark. Clark saw Greg Maddux mouth the words "Fastball, high, inside", and he knocked the pitch literally out of the ballpark for a grand slam.