You'd think that people are getting
bigger, stronger and better, but as far as the world's longest baseball throw
goes we have to go back nearly half a century.
Glen Gorbous, a Canadian minor leaguer,
who had a three year stint in the Majors from 1955 - 1957 still holds the
In 1957, after a
running start, the ball left his arm at an estimated 120 MPH and it flew and
flew and flew.
After all was said and done the
baseball covered a total of 445 feet 10 inches before hitting the ground and
breaking the old record by a whole nine inches.
Glen Gorbous broke Don Grate's record throw of 445 feet
1 inches set in 1956.
kids, eat your Wheaties.
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