Equivalent Pitch Speed

So what’s it like to hit in the PLW compared to major league baseball? With the mound only 40ft to “home plate” your reaction time is really put to the test versus an MLB mound distance of 60 feet 6 inches.

Pitch Speed Equivalent Chart

Actual Speed (Radar Gun)Equivalent Speed (PLW Mound)
30mph42mph
40mph56mph
45mph62mph
49mph68mph
55mph (Called Strikes Max)76mph
60mph83mph
65mph90mph
72mph100mph
88mph122mph

Author: Adam Tanic

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