How to Throw a High-Rising Fastball
The high-rising fastball is believed to be one of the most overpowering pitches in baseball. Many batters and fans once believed that a strong fastball could actually travel upward as it crosses the plate, but this has been disproven, according to...
The rising fastball is an effect perceived by batters, but is known to ... This
perception may also be created by a tall, hard-throwing ...
Oct 4, 2010 ... Is there such a thing as a rising fastball? Is it scientifically possible to throw a
rising fastball? Although some guys have what looks like is a ...
Step-by-step guide (with video) on how to throw a Rising Fastball with a Blitzball
backyard baseball. Blitzballs work like real baseballs and make MLB pitches ...
The cut fastball
is thrown similar to the four-seam fastball
, across the seams. The difference: Rotate your middle and index finger and bring them together, leaving your middle finger along the seam of the closed end of U-shaped seam. When you follow through, snap you... More »
Unfortunately, even the best of the gas throwers in the Major League only put out
about half the force, which makes a rising fastball an impossible pitch to throw.
"No," says Bill James, author of the The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers. "A
fastball can't rise unless it's thrown underhand. But if you throw the fastball
How to Throw a High-Rising Fastball. The high-rising fastball is believed to be
one of the most overpowering pitches in baseball. Many batters and fans once ...
For years batters swore that some pitchers could throw a rising fastball. The laws
of physics say this is impossible. Instead, it's an illusion caused when the ...
Jun 18, 2012 ... A submarine pitcher can pitch an actual rising fastball. .... so I don't know if this
counts as it rising any more than say throwing a baseball onto ...