Aroldis Chapman broke into the Major League record books last Monday night after throwing a fastball high and tight to Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen. The pitch registered at 106 MPH on the gun. This proves Chapman to be one of the greatest baseball picks ever. In an article written by Brandon McClintock of the bleacher report; he highlights the 15 fastest pitches ever recorded in the game of baseball. Did you know that Nolan Ryan threw a fastball that was clocked at 108 MPH? Talk about defying the laws of physics! Anyway check out the article over at bleacher report done in a slideshow format. It is a great reference to the 15 Fastest Pitches Ever Recorded in Major League Baseball.
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