There is a lot of lingo used in the sport of baseball. It can be especially confusing when watching a baseball game and hearing announcers and players say phrases you've never heard of. What are some common phrases used in baseball and what do they each mean? Let's learn about the terminology most commonly used by players, announcers, and baseball fans.
A fastball in baseball is a type of pitch thrown by the pitcher. Fastballs are the fastest type of pitch and are upwards of 95-100mph. The fastest pitch ever recorded was a 108mph fastball thrown by Nolan Ryan.