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Statistics About The Fastest Recorded Baseball Pitches

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"The fastest recorded baseball pitch is 105.1 miles per hour (mph), thrown by Aroldis Chapman in 2010."

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"Another one of thefastest baseball pitches was thrown by Nolan Ryan in 1974 at 100.9 mph."

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"In Babe Ruth's era, the fastest pitch was only 93.8 mph., thrown by Carl Mays."

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"Chapman holds the record for the most pitches recorded above 105 mph in one game (2)."

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"The fastest pitch by a starting pitcher was 103.1 mph, thrown by Joel Zumaya in 2006."

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"In 2010, Chapman became the first pitcher to throw a pitch over 105 mph."

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"The fastest pitch in World Series history is 103.7 mph, thrown by Chapman in 2016."

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"The fastest pitch recorded in 2019 was 104.3 mph by Jordan Hicks."

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"The fastest pitch in the 2021 season was recorded at 102.2 mph by Jacob deGrom."

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"As of August 2021, Aroldis Chapman holds the record for the four fastest pitches ever recorded."

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"Of the top 50 fastest pitches recorded since 2008, Aroldis Chapman has thrown 49 of them."

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"The average fastball speed in Major League Baseball is around 93 mph."

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"The increase of average fastball velocity in MLB has been of approximately 1.4 mph over the last decade."

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"Minor leaguers throw on average 4 mph slower than Major Leaguers."

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"The fastest pitch ever recorded in college baseball was 102.9 mph by Steve Arlin in 1965."

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"In highschool baseball, few pitchers are able to throw faster than 90 mph."

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"National League pitchers averaged 92.4 mph fastball velocity in 2021."

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