July 1, 2013
HUMANS BASICALLY EVOLVED TO THROW FASTBALLS: “No other primate throws with anything comparable to human force. Chimpanzees, who are much, much stronger, pound for pound, than human beings, can throw, as any zoo visitor knows. But the best an adult male can do is about 20 miles per hour. A 12-year-old human pitcher can easily throw three times that fast.” It’s all in the shoulder articulation.