Baseball Q&a: Baseball Answers For Rookies
* How fast does a fastball go? A fastball is a ball thrown at high velocity by the pitcher. Fastballs go as fast as 90 mph. The fastball is the pitch that is easiest for the pitcher to control. It is often used when the pitcher needs to throw a strike such as in counts of 3-0 and 3-
1. * What is the strike zone? The strike zone is the imaginary rectangular area above home plate which defines the boundaries through which a pitch must pass in order to count as a strike when the batter does not swing. * Is baseball dangerous for anyone besides the umpire? Yes. There are some instances where the ball was hit so hard that it flew into the audience and injured someone. There are also some cases where the pitcher has accidentally thrown a ball that hit the batter in the head. * How can I contact a player? For a fan to be able to contact his or her favorite player, the easiest way is to send them letters. Fans interested in writing to a specific player or a fan seeking a player’s autograph must seek out the player directly. Today fans can contact their favorite players through the web sites of different teams. Some teams' web sites even offer features where a fan and a player can chat online. * Which team has won the World Series the most? The team that won the World Series the most was the New York Yankees. Since the start of the World Series, the Yankees have shown expertise in the game. From the start, victory was in their hands. The World Series is big part of American culture. It has been woven into the fabric of America’s society, evolving far beyond a mere baseball tournament. It has become the game of all games. * Who has hit the most home runs and how many did he hit? The man in baseball history with most home runs was Sadaharu Oh of Japan. He has the all-time career record for home runs in a professional career with 868.