# Quick Answer: How Far Can You Throw A Softball?

## What’s the farthest someone can throw a softball?

Todd Erickson Holds Guinness Book of World Records For Longest Recorded Hit Softball – 576 Feet.

## What ball can be thrown the farthest?

Long Balls: The longest shots in sports

• 445 Ft 10 In (135.9m) – Baseball Throw.
• 575 Ft (175.3m) – Baseball Hit.
• 930.04 Ft (283.5m) – Archery.
• 1653 Ft (503.8m) – Golf.
• 72 Ft 9 in (22.21m) – Shot Put.
• 222 Ft 7 in (67.88m) – Discus Throw.
• 259 Ft 6 in (79.13m) – Hammer Throw.
• 278 Ft 2 in (84.81m) – Javelin.

## How far can an average human throw?

Assuming the first of the two the average human can throw a ball approximately 15 metres ( 49.213 feet ) in the air. In the latter the average person could throw a ball around 60 mp/h (37.3km/h).

## Why is there no mound in softball?

Softball became an organized in 1887 as an indoor sport. Because it started indoors, there was no mound for a softball pitcher to play off of. Throwing from a flat surface for multiple pitches and innings at a time has the potential to damage an athlete’s arm, so the delivery became underhand.

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## How far can a human throw a ball?

Assuming the first of the two the average human can throw a ball approximately 15 metres (49.213 feet) in the air. In the latter the average person could throw a ball around 60 mp/h (37.3km/h).

## How fast should I throw at 14?

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.

## 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.”

## What animal can throw the farthest?

Highlights. Humans are remarkable throwers, and the only species that can throw objects fast and accurately. Chimpanzees, our closest relatives, throw very poorly, despite being incredibly strong and athletic.

## Can humans throw the farthest?

The spear-thrower is a development of the Upper Paleolithic, certainly in use by the Solutrean (c. 20,000 years ago). Human athletes can achieve throwing speeds close to 145 km/h (90 mph), far in excess of the maximal speed attainable by chimpanzees, at about 30 km/h (20 mph).

## Can you throw a golf ball 100 yards?

Newton’s second law of motion tells us that: Force = Mass times Acceleration (F = M x A). Don’t forget the ‘MASS’ part and YOU will have a chance at throwing a golf ball over 100 yards.