How fast is that kid throwing the baseball?
Here's an easy-to-understand chart to see what the equivalent pitching velocity for youth baseball (ages 8U-12U) would be on a full-size playing field.
Most travel and all star baseball players will have a throwing velocity that is 5 times the player's age:
- 7 years old = 35 MPH
- 8 years old = 40 MPH
- 9 years old = 45 MPH
- 10 years old = 50 MPH
- 11 years old = 55 MPH
- 12 years old = 60 MPH
Add 10 - 15 MPH to understand what major level pitchers may be throwing.
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