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 It's about three times as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball) In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 3.20 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 0.310 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 0.019 miles per second. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906. It's about three-tenths as fast as The Speed of Sound In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 0.2820 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 3.550 times that amount. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 0.2130 miles per second. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 0.930 miles per second to 0.9690 miles per second in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 0.2510 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 3.980 times that amount. (for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)A 0.40 caliber Smith & Wesson bullet has a muzzle a velocity of 0.2380 miles per second. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990. It's about five times as fast as a Greyhound In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 4.80 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 0.2080 times that amount. (a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 0.0125 miles per second. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds. It's about five times as fast as a Gazelle In other words, the speed of a Gazelle is 0.20 times 0.06 miles per second. (for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")A Thomson's gazelle can reach speeds of up to 0.01 miles per second. The gazelle's speed doesn't match that of its chief predator, the cheetah, but a gazelle's endurance usually ensures an escape in distances greater than 500 m (0.3 mi). It's about five times as fast as a Hare In other words, the speed of a Hare is 0.20 times 0.06 miles per second. (for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 0.01 miles per second. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern. It's about six times as fast as Secretariat In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 5.750 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 0.1740 times that amount. (at Belmont Stakes, 1973)Setting a record finish, Secretariat ran the Belmont Stakes — a 12 furlong race length — in 2:24, for an average speed of 0.0104 miles per second in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.