Height of Pitcher's Mound Can Strain Shoulders
WEDNESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- The height of a pitcher's mound can influence the risk of stress-related ... The study, funded by Major League Baseball (MLB), was presented at a joint session of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association ...
Recalling the real Year of the Pitcher
The pitching we saw in 2010 was exceptional, and it has been even better this season, but statistically, it doesn't compare to 1968, when the mound was 15 inches high (a 10-inch height limit has been in place since the start of the 1969 season) and hitters ...
The OTHER Way We Could Move the Mound
Limit the number of permissible pitching changes. Politely ask Stephen Strasburg ... low-stakes sample and “did not result in enough data to recommend reducing the 10-inch mound height.” The alleged link between mound height and elbow problems has ...
The pitcher's mound is raised to allow the pitcher a pushing off point for their pitch; which adds velocity. Prior to a rule limiting the height of the mound, teams with an emphasis on pitching could take advantage by raising the height.
Pitching Mound Height Affects Throwing Motion, Injury Risk
Citations Presented at the 2007 MLB Winter Meetings at the joint session of the ... Newswise — A study involving several Major League Baseball pitchers indicates that the height of the pitcher's mound can affect the athlete's throwing arm motion, which ...