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Re: Poll: Floating Rubber in Conference
As a pitcher, I'd prefer the mound be moved back to 53' and keep the contact with the rubber rule. This allows for the umpire(s) to only watch for contact with rubber, and focus more on the pitch delivery. If we have umpire(s) focusing on how far the pitcher is away from the rubber, in a box, etc., now the primary focus is not on the pitch delivery, but other factors as well.
I would prefer the extra 3' and then you can still pitch from the front of the mound if you prefer, but still have a little more time to set up.