- 1 hr 27 min
Fastball is an 87-minute-long documentary which investigates the mysteries, myths and memories of America's beloved baseball. It explains the essence of the game, the battle between pitcher and batter. The less than one second in time that the whole game revolves around. Fastball remembers stories and statistics of the greatest pitches through interviews with the players who were there and through rarely seen footage. The movie was filmed at some of major league baseball's most famous parks including the Hall of Fame, Yankee Stadium and the sandlot in Weiser, Idaho; some of baseball's holy grounds. The film explains the math and mechanics of the sport. What was the speed of the fastest pitch? And who threw it? Why is the distance between pitcher and batter 60 feet, 6 inches? Through unparalleled insight Fastball tells the story of our national pastime and how it has changed over the last hundred years.