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When did MLB lower the pitching mound?

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MLB lowered the pitching mound from 15 inches to 10 inches for the 1969 season.

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MLB lowered the mound height from 15 inches to 10 inches for the 1969 season.


In MLB, the mound height was lowered from 15 inches to 10 inches in the 1969 season.


In MLB, the pitching rubber is at a height of 10 inches.


The pitcher was Bob Gibson. MLB lowered the mound in 1969. In 1968, Gibson went 22-9 with a 1.12 ERA and 268 strike outs.


MLB Rules state the pitching rubber will be at a height of 10 inches.


In MLB, the front slope of the pitching mound begins 54' from the back point of home plate.


In MLB, the pitching rubber is 10 inches above home plate.


A MLB mound is 10 1/2 inches off the ground. However in lower levels of competition the mound heights often vary.


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The minor league uses the same distances as the MLB. So the pitchers mound is exactly 60ft 6" away from homeplate


The pitching distance in MLB was lengthened to 60' 6'' for the 1893 season.


The diameter of an MLB pitcher's mound is 18 feet.


In the center of the mound at the highest point



the mound is 60 feet away from the plate


Yes. As long as a mound doesn't bother the pitcher, it will add a little speed on the ball and make it go lower in the zone. It's generally and advanatage to the pitcher.


The mound is a circle with a diameter of 12 feet and the pitching rubber is 18 inches in length.


The year the pitching mound was introduced and the pitching distance was moved to 60 feet, 6 inches was 1893.


it can be any size, that can fit the requirements, for the bases, and the pitching mound.Answerit can be any size, that can fit the requirements, for the bases, and the pitching mound.


From homeplate to the pitchers mound is 40ft.


The pitching rubber is at a height of 10 inches and is the highest spot on the mound.


The mound allows pitchers a much better chance of pitching within the strike zone.



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