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How fast is 100,000 furlongs per fortnight?

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It's about half as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball)
In other words, 100,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.550 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 1.80 times that amount.
(a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)
The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 180,000 furlongs per fortnight. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906.
It's about half as fast as a Cheetah
In other words, 100,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.54190 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 1.8450 times that amount.
(Acinonyx jubatus)
The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 184,600 furlongs per fortnight in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds.
It's about half as fast as a Hurricane
In other words, 100,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.5020 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 1.990 times that amount.
(formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)
A hurricane is defined by the US National Hurricane Center as a Northern Hemisphere tropical storm having one-minute average wind-speeds of at least 199,000 furlongs per fortnight. Typhoons Tip (October, 1979) and Keith (October, 1997) and Hurricanes Camille (August, 1969) and Allen (August, 1980) jointly hold the record for highest tropical storm wind speeds at 518,000 furlongs per fortnight.
It's about half as fast as a Curveball (baseball)
In other words, 100,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.490 times the speed of a Curveball (baseball), and the speed of a Curveball (baseball) is 2 times that amount.
(a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)
The average speed of major league curveball pitch is 200,000 furlongs per fortnight. In the 1940's, debate over whether there really was a curve in the curveball pitch was settled with the conclusion that the ball does curve; however, an optical illusion caused by the spin of the ball and the batter's perception of motion exaggerates the extent of the curve.
It's about two times as fast as Noah Ngeny
In other words, 100,000 furlongs per fortnight is 2.1950 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 0.45560 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 45,560 furlongs per fortnight. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.
It's about two-fifths as fast as a Fastball (baseball)
In other words, 100,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.410 times the speed of a Fastball (baseball), and the speed of a Fastball (baseball) is 2.40 times that amount.
(a.k.a. rising fastball, a.k.a. cross-seam fastball, a.k.a. heater, a.k.a. hummer, a.k.a. smoker; for four-seam grip) (major league average)
The average speed of major league fastball pitch is 250,000 furlongs per fortnight. When up against the quickest professional fastball pitchers, a batter may have less than 0.4 seconds to react to a pitched ball.
It's about two-and-a-half times as fast as a Bull
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 0.40 times 100,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 40,000 furlongs per fortnight. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event.