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If it is 70 feet from one base to the next, we can use good ol' Pythagoras. From any base to the middle: a^2 + b^2 = 70^2. a = b. 2a^2 = 4900. a^2 = 2450. a = 49.497. So the distance from home plate to second base is 98.995 feet. That's not quite 100.
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