Is there a speed limit for pitchers?

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An interesting story at the New York Times about the research into injuries to pitchers who throw hard:

Fleisig, a biomedical engineer, knows what an arm can handle, and years of research give him the confidence to answer one of baseball’s more intriguing questions: Is there a limit to how fast a human being can throw?

His answer: Yes, there is.

And, he adds: That limit already has been reached.

Physics, man. It’s like, such a bummer sometimes.

Thing is, guys will still go crazy over the gun readings because even if you risk a Matt Harvey/Stephen Strasburg injury situation to your young fireballer, you always could get lucky and get a Nolan Ryan.  In other words: there will always be freaks who get hurt a lot and there will, maybe less occasionally, be exceptions too.