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It is called the rubber. Slab is the slang word for the pitcher's rubber. If you were to go to a sporting goods store to buy one, you would ask for a pitcher's rubber.

Another answer:The proper name is the pitcher's plate.
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the momentum of throwing the ball downhill increases the speed of the ball

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you have to keep one foot on it while you're pitching so you don't get closer to the batter.

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