10 inches higher than home plate
It was established as 10 inches in 1969.
I believe the mount gives pitchers more leverage and also improves pitching to batters. Throwing off flat ground requires more effort if you are going to maintain the velocity of a pitcher.
Flower Mound High School was created in 1999.
Heighth difference from top of homeplate to the top of the pitchers rubber.
There is no height difference. A softball mound is not raised like a baseball mound.
The height of the little league pitchers mound is 6".
The Pitcher's Rubber is 10 inches higher than Home Plate.
Measure from the front edge of the pitching rubber to the back tip of home plate.
The height of the mound and the size of the pitching rubber could vary from one level of baseball to the next, but within each level, they will be the same.
The front part closest to the mound.