What Is The Official Little League Baseball Pitching Distance?
By Steven Ellis former Chicago Cubs pitching pro
Looking for information on what little league baseball pitching distance is?
It's always a good idea to double check with your little league baseball coach or call the league office to make sure you're practicing and pitching from the right baseball pitching distance, but the official little league baseball pitching distance between the point of home plate and the front (near) side of the pitcher's rubber is 46 feet.
That's about 14 feet, 6 inches shorter than standard baseball pitching distance on a regulation field; standard pitching distance is 60 feet, 6 inches.
Additionally, the pitcher's mound is raised by a gradual slope to an elevation of 6 inches above the level of home plate and the base paths.
The little league baseball pitcher's rubber is 4 inches wide by 18 inches long.
Here are some additional pitching distances:
Little League pitching distance - 46 feet
Pony League pitching distance - 54 feet
Babe Ruth league pitching distance - 60 feet, 6 inches
High school pitching distance - 60 feet, 6 inches
College pitching distance - 60 feet, 6 inches
Professional pitching distance - 60 feet, 6 inches
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