# Question: Baseball Pitching Distance By Age?

## How far away do 12 year olds pitch from?

Generally, the distance between base paths on fields for 12-year-olds and below in baseball and in all divisions of softball is 60 feet.

## How far do 14 year olds pitch from?

“Regulation” dimensions (those used in professional baseball, college, high school, and most amateur leagues whose players are about 14 and older) use a field composed of 90-foot base paths and a pitching distance of 60′-6″ from the front of the pitcher’s plate to the point at the rear of home plate.

## How far do 11 year olds pitch from?

The pitching distance shall be fifty (50) feet from the point of home plate to the front of the pitching rubber.

## What is the pitching distance for 13U?

For catchers, the distance is approximately 14 feet farther (99′ vs. 113′ 3”). When 13U pitchers move up to 54-feet, they are experiencing an 8% increase in distance.

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## Should an 11 year old throw a curveball?

James Andrews (renowned orthopaedic surgeon and medical director for the Andrews Institute) recommends that youth pitchers refrain from throwing curveballs until they have mastered the fastball and change-up and are at least 14 years old4.

## Should pitchers throw every day?

1. Throw every day. If you want to develop fastball arm strength, you have to throw the fastball! Plus, most young pitchers don’t have the arm strength needed to throw effective curveballs and consequently develop arm problems that hinder their fastballs!

## What is the fastest pitch thrown by a 15 year old?

Raine Padgham’s pitch was possibly one of the hardest ever thrown by a female player — and almost certainly the hardest ever thrown by a 15-year-old.

## How hard should I throw at 15?

Generally, 14 year old average cruising speed would be about 65 mph. Average freshman pitcher (14 to 15 year old) cruising speed would be about 70 mph. Average cruising speed for a good high school pitching prospect at 14 to 15 years old would be about 75 mph.

## Should a 10 year old throw a curveball?

The biggest problem with pitchers throwing the curveball at an early age isn’t necessary the risk for injury, but the risk of slowing down the fastball/velocity development process. If it is more important for 10 yrs old to be the highlight of his career, then throw the curve ball.

## How many days rest after pitching?

One day of rest is required when throwing 31-50 pitches. It’s up to two days’ rest when a pitcher throws 51-75 pitches and goes to three days from 76-105 pitches. After 105 pitches, a pitcher will come out of the game.

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## What is a 50 70 Field?

History. The Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division was introduced in January, 2010, as a pilot program for 12- and 13-year olds which utilizes a 50-foot pitching distance and 70-foot base paths.

## What is the pitching distance for 10U baseball?

10U Travel pitches at the 11U/12U rubber ( 46 feet ) and uses the middle base pegs at Walker and furthest base pegs at Prospect (65 feet). 11/12U Travel pitches at the furthest pitching rubber at Walker (48 feet at Walker) and uses the furthest base pegs (70 feet).

## What is the pitching distance for 14u baseball?

With bases set 80 feet apart and pitchers throwing from 54 feet, 14u play one of the most fascinating games in all of youth baseball.

## What is a 60 90 baseball field?

The term 60/90 means that the distance between the pitcher’s mound and home plate is 60 feet, while the distance between bases is 90 feet. This is different than the standard Little League Majors division field (40/60) and 50/70 field.