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 It's about one-and-four-fifths times as fast as Flo-Jo In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 1.7890 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 0.5590 times that amount. (at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)Setting a world record in 1988, Flo-Jo ran a 200 m in 0:21.34 for an average speed of 615 yards per minute. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987. 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 times as fast as Noah Ngeny In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 2.2120 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 0.45210 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 497.20 yards per minute. 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, 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 two-and-a-half times as fast as a Bull In other words, the speed of a Bull is 0.40 times 1,100 yards per minute. (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 440 yards per minute. 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.