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)
30mph45mph
40mph62mph
45mph69mph
49mph76mph
55mph (Called Strikes Max)85mph
60mph93mph
64mph100mph
75mph116mph
85mph131mph

Author: Adam Tanic

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