Who holds the record for the fastest pitch ever thrown in a Major League Baseball game?

  • Walter Johnson
  • Nolan Ryan
  • Randy Johnson
  • Aroldis Chapman correct

    In July, New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman threw a pitch that sped past Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy at a record 105.1 miles per hour. This tied the existing all-time mark - which Chapman set back in 2010 with the Cincinnati Reds. Source: USA Today.

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