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Is the 60 foot 6 inch distance from mound to plate measured at the front of the plate or the apex?


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2008-07-02 16:12:33
2008-07-02 16:12:33

The distance is measured from the back of home plate to the hill. Hope that helps Answer More accurately, the distance is measured from where the first and third base lines meet (the apex of the plate) to the front edge of the pitcher's plate.


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