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How many pitches should a 10 year old have?
Last Updated: 25th February, 2020
|League Age||Pitches Allowed Per Day|
|13 - 16||95|
|9 - 10||75|
|7 - 8||50 [Note: this is a change from the 2007 rules, which lumpedallpitchers 10 and under together so as to allow eventheyoungest pitchers to throw 75 pitches inaday]|
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Consequently, how many pitches should a 10 year old throw?
According to the guidelines, a 17-or18-year-old pitcher should throw no more than105pitches in a day and needs a minimum of four daysrestbefore throwing again once he reaches76pitches.
One may also ask, how fast does the average 10 year old pitch? The average fastball velocity for pitchers10years old and younger is between 40-50 mph. Theaveragechange up speed for this age group is about 10mph slower,putting the velocity between 30-40 mph. Pitchers in thisage groupare playing in the Majors division in LittleLeague.
Also to know is, how hard should a 10 year old pitch?
Pitching velocity by age in the U.S.
|Age||Average Velocity¹||Your Goal²|
|8||39 MPH||40 MPH|
|9||44 MPH||45 MPH|
|10||47 MPH||50 MPH|
|11||52 MPH||55 MPH|
Should an 11 year old throw a curveball?
The University of North Carolina conducted a studyonyoungsters between the ages of 8 years through college ageandfound that throwing a curveball was no more harmful toayoung pitcher's arm than throwing a fastball. Youngpitchersshould use a variety of pitches, and not overdo thecurve.Dear Dr. Donohue.