Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Michael P. Lombardo, Author at Baltimore Independent


How humans became the best throwers on the planet

Pitchers’ fastballs are getting better and better. From 2008 to 2020, the average speeds of all major league baseball pitches combined rose by between 1.5 mph and 2 mph. In the 2019 season, nearly 90% of the 281 pitchers who threw more than 1,000 pitches threw fastballs that averaged over 90 mph. The 100 mph fastball – […]