# In softball how far is it from home plate to 2nd base?

On a 40 foot Little League softball diamond, the distance from home plate to second base is 56 feet 7 inches.

### How far away is second base from home plate on a softball diamond?

For a standard softball field, with 60 ft. bases, the distance from the apex (point) of home plate to the middle of 2nd base is 84 feet, 10-1/4 inches.

### What are the names of the bases in softball?

Where you stand at to hit, is called home plate. The first base you run to is called 1st base. The next base is 2nd base. And the one after that is 3rd.

### How far away is second base from first?

the distances between 1st, 2nd, 3ed, and home plate are 60 feet and from home plate to the pitchers mound is 40 feet. this depends on the league you play in and what level softball.

### What are the field dimensions of dixie youth fast pitch softball fields?

The Base path is 60 ft. from the back of home plate to the front of 1st base, & the same from base to base, back home from 3rd. From the back of home plate to 2nd base is 84'10". The same from 1st to 3rd. There should be a minimum of 180' to the closest fence with a maximum of 200'. An 8' radius should be around the pitching rubber which is positioned at… Read More

### What is in-field play in softball?

The infield positions in softball are the same as in baseball.... pitcher, catcher, 1st, 2nd, 3rd base and shortstop. One difference in their positioning in comparison to baseball is that the 3rd base player and often the 1st base player, play in front of the base, closer to home plate. This is due to the greater amount of bunting and slap hitting in softball.

### Do you measure from the front of home plate to second base?

The official measurement from home plate to 2nd base should be made from the back point of home plate to the center of 2nd base.

### What are the positions on a softball field you know it sounds stupid but you Actually have a test on it tomorrow in phys Ed?

There are a total of 9 positions for softball. You have your catcher who is behing home plate, the pitcher, 1st base, 2nd base, 3rd base, shortstop ; who is in between 2nd and 3rd, then you have right field ; behind first base, center field ; behind 2nd base and left field behind 3rd base. Hope that helped :)

### What are RBI s in girls fast-pitch softball?

when theres a base runner on a base.. the batter hits the softball and trys to get to a base while the base runner at 3rd or 2nd run home and get a point

### Distance from second base to home on a baseball field?

180 feet. 90 feet for each base. Another answer: The above would be for a runner going from 2nd base to home plate. For the straight distance from 2nd base to home plate, Major League Baseball rule 1.04 defines the distance from home plate to 2nd base as 127 feet, 3 3/8 in.

### How many feet from first base to second base in softball?

60 ft. The layout is 60 ft from the point of the plate to the back right corner of 1st. 60 ft from this point to the center of 2nd. 60 ft from this point to the back left corner of 3rd. 60 feet form this point to the bacl point of home plate.

### Where toMeasure from the front of home plate to second base?

All measurements are from the back of home plate. A quick ways is to take your regular base distance and multiply it by 1.41 - that is the distance to the center of 2nd base.

### What are the demensions of a baseball field?

The baseball field in a square turned 90o to look like a diamond. The demensions are 90 feet from base to base, including home plate. The pitching plate is 60 feet, 6 inches from the front of home plate. The distances from home plate to 2nd base and from 3rd base to 1st base is 127 feet, 3 and 3/8 inches.

### How far is the throw from home plate to 2nd base in MLB?

The distance is measured from the back of home plate to the back corner of 2nd base. The distance is 127 feet 3 3/8 inches.

### What is a bases?

there are 4 on a baseball field. 1st base, 2nd base, 3rd base, and home plate

### Define the word bag in softball?

Saying the 'bag' in softball is referencing the base. It could be any of the bases (1st, 2nd, 3rd, or Home). "He never touched the bag" would mean the player never touched the base.

### What is the distance from home plate to second base in baseball?

The distance from home plate to second base on a regulation Major League Baseball field is 121 feet, zero inches. Another answer: Major League Baseball rule 1.04 defines the distance from home plate to 2nd base as 127 feet, 3 3/8 in.

### How far away is second base from home plate on a seventy foot diamond?

120 feet if you are running from 2nd base to 3rd to home.

### How do you measure from home plate to second base?

Do the math by using pythagoream therom. make a triangle using homeplate first base and second base with the bases being 90 ft apart. the distance from home plate to 2nd base comes out to 127ft 4in.

### How far is it from pitchers mound to 2nd base in major league baseball?

From home plate to second base is about 127ft, and the distance from home plate to the pitcher's mound is 60ft, so it's about 67ft from the pitcher's mound to second base. More precisely, it is 127ft 3 3/8" home to second and 60ft 6" mound to plate.

### What is the size of a softball field?

There are 60 feet between each of the bases (home to 1st, 1st to 2nd, 2nd to 3rd, 3rd to home) and the distance from home plate to the outfield fence varies but is usually around 200 ft.

### In baseball how far is it from home plate to second base?

in the MLB it is 125ft Another answer: Major League Baseball rule 1.04 defines the distance from home plate to 2nd base as 127 feet, 3 3/8 in.

### What is the distance between the pitcher's mound and second base?

Use the Pythagorean theorem: a²+b²=c², the triangle formed by home plate to 1st base, 1st base to 2nd, and home to second base. Thus, 90 feet between plate and home, or a², (90)(90)=8,100, add 90 feet between 1st base and 2nd base (b²) which is also 8,100 feet for a total of 16,200 feet which is c², the distance between home plate and 2nd base. All that is required is to take the square root… Read More

### What is the distance between second base and home on a softball field?

If running the bases to get from 2nd to home or home to 2nd it is 120 feet. If you are a catcher and are throwing from home to 2nd then it is right around 84 feet and like 10 inches

### What is the distance between second and home?

the distance from 2nd base to home plate is 180 feet both ways

### Where does the umpire stand in baseball?

Behind home plate, at 1st base, and at 3rd base. Some leagues also have a 2nd base umpire.

### What is the distance between home base and second base?

The distance is calculated from the back of home plate to the back of 2nd base. The distance is 127 feet 3 3/8 inches.

### What is the distance from home plate to second base on a 50x70 baseball field?

Baseball infields are supposed to be square. Therefore, an infield would be 90x90 for Major League Baseball, maybe 40x40 for third graders, and maybe 60x60 for eighth graders. The numbers refer to the distance between bases. In any case, the formula for calculating the distance from home plate to 2nd base is A Squared + B Squared = C Squared, where A is the distance from home plate to 1st base, B is the distance… Read More

### How do you decide which team in softball goes first?

The team listed 2nd on the schedule is the home team which takes the field first while the other team bats. But if no team is "home" then a coin is flipped by the umps at home plate.

### The distance from home plate to dead center field in a certain baseball stadium is 405 feet A baseball diamond is a square with a distance from home plate to first base of 90 feet How far is it from?

How far is it from 2nd base to center field? The distance from home plate to 2nd base is 127.28 feet (use pythagorean theorem z^2 = x^2 + y^2 or z = sqrt(x^2 + y^2)), so the distance from 2nd base to the fence in dead center is 277.72 feet.

### What is the distance between second and third base?

2nd and 3rd base are 90 feet apart in a Major League Baseball field. This 90 feet is measured from the center of second base furthest from home plate to the back-left corner of third base. The three bases and home plate are set up on the corners of a square with a 90-foot side. But while home plate, first base, and third base are completely inside the square, the center of second base sits… Read More

### Does the point of home plate face the pitcher or catcher?

Home plate's point faces the catcher. The opposite side is flat to the pitcher. Home plate also lies within the base paths whereas 1st, 2nd, and 3rd lie on the outside of the base paths. The pointy sides are the intersection of the 1st and 3rd base lines.

### What is an infielders choice?

An Infielder's Choice is a fielding choice in which an infielder chooses to get an out at home plate, 3rd base or 2nd base rather than 1st base.

### If the bases are 70' apart What is the distance to second?

What is the distance to second base from where? It's 70 feet from 1st base to 2nd base...70 feet from 2nd base to 3rd base...and it'sabout 99 feet to 2nd base from home plate

### How far away is second base from home plate in baseball?

Roughly 127.28 feet. (sqrt((90*90+90*90))) Another answer: Major League Baseball rule 1.04 defines the distance from home plate to 2nd base as 127 feet, 3 3/8 in.

### What is the important positions in softball?

-Pitcher -Catcher -1st base -3rd base -2nd base -Shortstop

### How many base on baseball?

There are four bases 1st 2nd 3rd and 4th 4th is mostly called home plate

### What is a out in softball?

if you get caught out if you are running from 1st to 2nd an 1st base puts their foot on the base while they have the ball and you are still running if you are running from 2nd to 3rd or 3rd to home and they tag you with the ball if you hit 3 strikes ( sometimes fouls are counted as strikes)

### 'If a catcher is standing on home plate exactly how far does the catcher have to throw the ball to reach second base?

I'm not sure I'm going to answer you question precisely but I'll give you what I know. Because the baseball diamond is a 90 foot square, the distance is just over 127 ft 3 inches. It's interesting to note that the that the bases are entirely contained within the 90 foot square. Thus the distance of 127 ft 3 inches is from the back point of the home plate to the farthest corner of 2nd… Read More

### How far is the pitching rubber to second base?

The distance from Home Plate to 2nd base is 127+ feet. This is calculated using Pythagorean Theorem (90x90=8100, x2 = 16200, sq. rt. = 127.279 feet) The distance from Home Plate to pitcher's mound is 60 feet, 6 inches, thus the distance from pitcher's mound to 2nd base is 127.3-60.5 feet or roughly 67 feet.

### What is stealing in softball?

Stealing is a term used in both baseball and softball which is when a runner on 1st, 2nd, or 3rd base leaves their base right after a pitch to try to get to the next base when the ball is not hit: either foul or fair.

### What are the positions of all the players on the US softball team?

All the postitions on the softball field are: Pitcher, Catcher, 1st Base, 2nd Base, 3rd Base, Center Field, Right Field, and Left Field MECrocks.

### Why is it longer from 2nd base to 3rd base than 1st base to 2nd base?

The distances are all the same, 90 ft for baseball and 60 ft for softball

### What are the task of each officials in softball?

Home Plate Umpire (Head Umpire): Calls balls and strikes Calls foul balls Calls all of the plays at home plate and sometimes 3rd base Makes judgments on plays the field umpire cannot see Conferences with field umpire to determine the correct interpretation of the rules Deals with unruly fans, coaches, or players Field Umpire: Calls safe or out on all play on 1st, 2nd, and most of the time at 3rd Calls catch or no… Read More

### How is scoring done in softball?

the scoring in softball is done if a player touches 1st 2nd 3rd and home it is a point

### Is the distance between home plate and second base in major league baseball?

127.28 ft ... 90' between bases, 127.28'= hypotenuse of the triangle made by home, 1st & 2nd

### How can i use Pythagorean Theorem in the real world with a baseball?

The distance from home plate to first base is 90 feet and the distance from first base to second base is also 90 feet making a right angle; you can calculate how far the catcher needs to throw to 2nd base from home by Pythagorean theorem. Answer is 127.3 feet

### What are six different positions a person can play on a softball field?

Pitcher, Catcher, 1st base, 2nd base, 3rd base or short stop