Proper Pitch Pitching Mounds

Proper Pitch has been selling mounds for a long time which has allowed them to fine tune their pitching mounds over the years to best fit the needs of their customers. With all of the amazing features that Proper Pitch Mound has to offer, it is no surprise that we receive excellent feedback on all of their mounds from our customers.

Proper Pitch Mound Features

Shock Absorbing Landing Area

Proper Pitch Mounds include a shock absorbing landing area towards the front of the mound, where pitchers will be finishing their stride. The benefits of the shock-absorbing landing area are two-fold.

First, the area will reduce the impact on the pitcher’s ligaments when they land on the mound. Second, the landing area will last longer because it is able to absorb the force of the pitchers constantly landing on the same spot.

Tapered Game Pitching Mound Options

When going through Proper Pitch’s selection of pitching mounds you will notice that there are classic options and tapered options. The edges of the classic option sit about ¾” to 1” off the ground. This makes it more difficult for pitchers to perform pick-off moves.

The tapered option is available in all the larger mounds for an additional $150-$200. The mounds edges taper to the ground allowing a smooth transition between the mound and the dirt.

Lightweight, High-Strength Design

All of Proper Pitch’s Mounds are engineered using a computer to get the perfect strength, dimensions, and still have the lightweight design. Many pitching mounds on the market are hundreds of pounds heavier than what Proper Pitch offers.

Indoor/Outdoor Use

Each mound comes equipped with a non-slip, non-marking backing. This allows the mound to be used indoors on a gym surface without scratching the floors. The mounds are also perfect for outdoor use. Proper Pitch Mounds will hold up to the elements. We do recommend putting a tarp over the mound when not in use to protect the turf.

High Quality Turf

Proper Pitch uses artificial turf to cover all of their pitching mounds. We recommend using rubber cleats when using any of the pitching mounds we offer on our website. Rubber cleats will preserve the longevity of the pitching mounds. Metal cleats put too much wear and tear on the mound, causing the turf to rip apart quickly.

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Proper Pitch’s Mound Selection:

Trainer Pitching Mound

The Jr. Trainer is the perfect backyard training tool. With the mound being only 4” high, it is not eligible for game usage. However, it is a great training tool for pitchers working on developing their accuracy and pitch speed. This mound, like all Proper Pitch mounds, has a non-slip, non-marking backing. With the mound only weighing 40 pounds and having smaller dimensions, it is easy to move the mound in and out of the car.

Junior Pro Pitching Mound

The Junior Pro is designed for use in games. It has a 6” height making it regulation height for little leagues. If your league is looking for an affordable and durable pitching mound, the Junior Pro is for you. This mound is perfect for the 8-12 age bracket. It measures 72” long and 42” wide.

High School/Collegiate Practice Mound

When it comes to practice pitching mounds, Proper Pitch has your school covered. The High School/Collegiate Mound is, well you guessed it, great for High Schools and Colleges. The mound has a non-slip, non-marking rubber backing making it ideal to use in the gym during the winter months.

Professional Practice Mound

The Professional Mound is essentially the same mound as the High School/Collegiate Mound, except it is 16” wider. The Professional Mound is 64” wide, allowing pitchers more space to move on the mound. The added width does add 25 pounds to the mound, making it 150 pounds. The mound is still moveable with 2-3 adults.

Game Junior Pitching Mound

The Game Junior is Proper Pitch’s most popular pitching mound. It is designed primarily for in game usage. The mound is 6” high making it regulation height for little leagues. It is also 9’ long and 5’4” wide.

The width of the mound allows young pitchers to start practicing their pick-off moves. The mound weighs only 135 pounds. This will make it easy for coaches to move the mound into storage or to another field.

The Game Junior has the option to upgrade to a Tapered Game Junior Mound for an extra $150. Please see above for more details about the difference between the classic and tapered mounds.

8” Game Pitching Mound

The Proper Pitch 8” Mound is great for kids transitioning between little league and middle school. 8” mounds are primarily used on 50/70 fields. The 8” Mound is offered in classic (not tapered) and tapered form. The price difference between the two is $200. The dimensions on both options are 11’6” long, 8’3” wide, and 8” high. Both mounds weigh 260 pounds.

10” Game Pitching Mound

Many high schools, colleges, and universities use the Proper Pitch 10” Game Mound for their practices and games. The 10” mound is regulation height to be used from middle school all the way up to professional baseball.

Just like the Game Junior and the 8” Mound, the 10” Game Mound is offered in classic form and tapered form. The mound measures 11’6” long, giving pitchers plenty of room to complete their stride. The mound is 8’3” wide. The width of the mound allows pitchers to perform pick-off moves.