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Average fastball speed in major league baseball

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In the past two decades, pitchers in major league baseball have begun to throw harder and harder. This chart shows the average MLB fastball speed in the past 15 seasons, using data from any pitcher who threw 90 innings or more in a given season.

Last updated: 3 years ago

Data: Fangraphs/Baseball Info Solutions (data includes all pitchers with 90 innings or more)

Last updated: 3 years ago  |  Data: Fangraphs/Baseball Info Solutions (data includes all pitchers with 90 innings or more)