Baseball Shorts: Ecological Fastball

In this episode of Baseball Shorts, we pay attention to a pitch that can hardly be called a fastball: The Ecological Fastball. An Ecological Fastball is a "fastball" that seldom exceeds 55 mph. Allen Ripley was a pitcher that was known for fastballs that slow. Bob Brenley, Ripley's catcher with the San Francisco Giants, stated …