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Q: How high above home plate is the piching mound?
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How high is a professional pitchers mound?

My son was on the grouds crew for a AAA minor league team, and I saw them build a mound in the indoor batting cages. I was told by the head grouds keeper that the mound is 12 " above home plate with a 1" fer foot drop going from the mound toward home plate. Also, the top area of the mound, a 24" circle is totally flat around the mound, something I never knew before.

Is the distance between the mound and the plate the same in high school and the majors?

no they are not

How far is the pitchers mound to home plate for California high school girls softball?


What is the height of the pitcher's mound in baseball?

The top of the rubber on the pitchers mound is to be no higher than ten inches (25.4 cm) above home plate. From 1903 through 1968, this height limit was set at 15 inches, but was often slightly higher, sometimes as high as 20 inches (50.8 cm), especially for teams that emphasized pitching, such as the Los Angeles Dodgers, who were reputed to have the highest mound in the majors. A higher mound usually works in favor of the pitcher.

How far from home plate to pitchers mound in softball high school league?

40 or 43 feet

How far is it from home plate to the pitchers mound in Little League Baseball?

The distance from home plate to the pitcher's mound in Little League is 46 feet. High school, college, and Major League Baseball standard is 60 feet and 6 inches (a mistake in measuring long ago but was left that way). Pitcher's mound distances are ALWAYS measured from the front of the rubber to the rear tip of home plate.

How far is it from the pitchers mound to home plate in minor leagues?

60' 6" (standard distance for high school and up)

How far is it from home plate to the pitchers mound for high school girls fast pitch softballin Missouri?

43 feet

When was Flower Mound High School created?

Flower Mound High School was created in 1999.

What county is High Mound DR Boaz AL in?

High Mound Drive, Boaz, Alabama is in MarshallCounty.

Why pitcher have higher mound?

A pitcher has a high mound because he can get some velocity.

Distance from home plate to pitchers mound?

in high school, the distance was changed this year from 40 to 43 feet. this gives the hitters an advantage