How far is the pitching mound from home plate?

According to 1894 baseball rules, the 4-by-12-inch pitching rubber embedded in the pitcher’s mound lies 60 feet, 6 inches from the front edge of home plate.

The pitcher is supposed to place both feet on the rubber at the start of his delivery.

Previously, the distance of the mound from home plate had been 50 feet.

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