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A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.
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The slope of a roof, sidewalk, or other surface. The Americans with Disabilities Act has specific requirements for the pitch of access ramps leading to building entrances.

Example: Figure A has a 1:12 pitch because the slope rises 1 foot for every 12 feet of distance. Figure B has a 1:6 pitch.

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The linear approach, when mastered, will not allow the front side to fly open giving the pitching arm sufficient time to catch up with the front side before releasing the ball.
Running a search on a phrase such as "baseball pitching research" will reveal hundreds of relevant results.
Reason for low pitch over home plate: Pitcher's elbow was not above the shoulder when pitching the ball.
A lot of pitchers get injured because their arms are not in the kind of condition that is necessary to withstand the rigors of pitching in games.
All too often, pitchers will baby their arms and not use the time away from the mound to take their pitching in a positive direction.
THE ORGANIZATION OF A pitching staff is a primary concern of every baseball coach.
WHEN CORRECTIONS are made in the mechanics of pitching, the one area that gets overlooked is arm angles.
STATE, WE STILL call it "Shuler's Law" in honor of the coach who framed it when he was the pitching coach and who is still observing its principles at Consumnes River College in Northern California.
IF THERE IS ANYTHING I AM certain about in pitching, it is that the farther up in the game you go, the more successful you can be by keeping your pitches low.
But the first thing I'd do as a pitching coach is train the pitchers the year 'round, get them to throw the basic pitches to the best of their ability.
OVER THE YEARS, the sermon from the mound by our pitching gurus keeps changing in many little but often controversial ways.