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974 grains is about two-fifths as heavy as a Baseball.
In other words, it's 0.434397212543550 times the weight of a Baseball, and the weight of a Baseball is 2.30204055441480 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 2,187.50 grains and 2,296.8750 grains. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) (with a fastball pitch), with record-setting pitches as fast as 171 kph (106 mph).
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