# Quick Answer: How Far Can A 10 Year Old Through A Softball?

## How far can a girl throw a softball?

I’d have to put an upper limit at 330–350 feet, unofficially measured. Softballs are a bit heavier than baseballs (just under 1 ounce heavier). FWIW the record distance for throwing a baseball is 445 feet 10 inches by Glenn Gorbous, a professional ballplayer.

## How hard should a 10 year old throw?

The average fastball velocity for pitchers 10 years old and younger is between 40-50 mph. The average change up speed for this age group is about 10 mph slower, putting the velocity between 30-40 mph.

## How far do 10 year old girls pitch from?

Pitchers must pitch from a distance of approximately 35 feet (depending on size of field) from home plate. The eight foot circle rule applies.

## How far can the average softball player throw?

Live throws, or throws to base, were made an average of 3.2 times per game at an average distance of 65.7 ft (20.03 m) and an average effort of 97.65%.

## How fast do girl softball pitchers throw?

Pitchers throw the ball with an underhand motion at speeds up to 77 miles per hour (124 km/h) for women and up to 105 miles per hour (169 km/h) for men. The pitching style of fastpitch is different from that of slowpitch softball.

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## 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.

## What is the fastest pitch thrown by a 12 year old?

Cuba’s Prieto records fastest pitch at U-12 Baseball World Cup. Cuban 12-year-old right-handed pitcher Alejandro Prieto recorded the fastest pitch of the WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup 2019, at 123 km/h (76.4 mph) in his win against Mexico today in the Super Round.

## What is the fastest pitch thrown by a 14 year old?

Kyle Crockett, a relief pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, turned around and asked Robbins for the velocity — 105 mph. They stayed calm, and Robbins kept recording. “It felt really good,” Little said. “Then I looked over and everyone was gasping and stuff.”

## How many feet do 10 year olds pitch from?

The distance between bases in baseball for 10u is 60 feet apart. The Little League softball field dimensions for 10u require pitchers to throw the ball from a distance of 35 feet.

## What is the fastest softball pitch ever?

The fastest recorded softball pitch is 77 mph (123.9 km/h), achieved by Monica Abbott (USA) on 16 June 2012 in a National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) game for the Chicago Bandits against the Carolina Diamonds in Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA.