# Quick Answer: How far can a baseball player throw a ball?

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A number of clubs limit their pitchers to throwing a maximum distance of 120-feet, insisting they only want to throw the ball on a line, not with a high-as-you-want-it arc, as Jaeger’s students do.

## How far can the average human throw a ball?

The average person can throw a ball 15 meters or 49.213 feet in the air.

## How far can a major league pitcher throw a baseball?

A major-league pitcher can throw a baseball in excess of 41.0 m/s. If a ball is thrown horizontally at this speed, how much will it drop by the time it reaches a catcher who is 17.0 m away from the point of release?

## How hard do you have to throw to throw 100 yards?

To throw a football 100 yards a QB would have to throw the ball about 69 mph with a 44° launch angle. Mahomes has been shown to throw as fast as 62 mph.

## How far should a 17 year old throw a baseball?

Pitching velocity by age in the U.S.

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Age Average Velocity¹ Your Goal²
15 70 MPH 75 MPH
16 76 MPH 80 MPH
17 80 MPH 85 MPH
18 83 MPH 88-90 MPH

## How far can you throw a snowball?

I believe they act the same as arrows; They will fly in a parabola (arc) and will travel approximately 15 blocks when fired parallel to a flat plane.

## How far can a ten year old throw a baseball?

3. Pitching distance shall be 44 feet for 9 year olds; 46 feet for 10 year olds. 4. No balks will be called, however, coaches are encouraged to teach proper mechanics.

## How far do MLB Players throw?

The average would probably be around 120–150 ft. Maybe. 150 is pushing it for most. And a good 25–30% couldn’t break 110 feet.

## How fast do you have to throw a baseball to throw it 300 feet?

Alan Nathan. His calculator of fly ball distance is a great estimator, and it shows that somewhere between 77-82 is needed to throw approximately 300 feet.

## What is the farthest baseball ever thrown?

Gorbous holds the current world record for longest throw of a baseball, 135.89m (445 feet, 10 inches). The feat took place on August 1, 1957, while he was playing for the Omaha Cardinals of the American Association.

## How far can Drew Brees throw a football?

House has worked with the star quarterback on various drills that he has resulted in Brees comfortably throwing a football 50 yards, according to Mike Triplett of ESPN.

## What is the farthest throw in NFL history?

Trivia. In 1983 Raiders player Jim Plunkett threw a 99-yard touchdown pass, the longest in NFL history.

## Can anyone throw 90 mph?

If you are a serious baseball player, one who has put in the work over the years and have at least average coordination, speed, and ability, you can absolutely accomplish the feat of throwing 90 mph.

## How far can a 15 year old hit a baseball?

A normal 15-year-old kid… who can hit a baseball 500 feet.