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  • Jonathan Hock


  • Kevin Costner
  • Derek Jeter
  • Denard Span

Baseball legends and scientists explore the magic within the 396 milliseconds it takes a fastball to reach home plate, and decipher who threw the fastest pitch ever.

Narrated by Kevin Costner, Fastball explores the age-old showdown between pitcher and batter. Former and current players, along with scientists and others, discuss how the magic of baseball boils down to the 396 milliseconds it takes a 100 mph fastball to reach home plate. Fastball is a look at how the game at its highest levels of achievement transcends logic and even skill, becoming the primal struggle for man to control the uncontrollable.

Past Programs


All About Fastballs

The Picture House, Pelham, NY