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 It's about four-fifths as fast as a Hare In other words, the speed of a Hare is 1 times 1,100 yards per minute. (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 1,000 yards per minute. 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 three-fifths as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball) In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.560 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 2,000 yards per minute. 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, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.54620 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 1.8310 times that amount. (Acinonyx jubatus)The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 2,014 yards per minute 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, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.5060 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 1.980 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 2,170 yards per minute. 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 5,650 yards per minute. It's about half as fast as a Curveball (baseball) In other words, 1,100 yards per minute 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 2,200 yards per minute. 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-fifths as fast as a Fastball (baseball) In other words, 1,100 yards per minute 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 2,700 yards per minute. 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 one-third as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) In other words, the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 3.10 times 1,100 yards per minute. (Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)A belly-to-Earth oriented skydiver's terminal velocity is about 3,500 yards per minute. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 60 seconds.