Introducing the Louisville Slugger Black Flame Pitching Machine. The Black Flame is the ultimate multi-sport training aid for coaches and players. It throws any type of ball and is ideal for use in baseball, softball, tennis, cricket, volleyball and soccer. Extremely accurate, the Black Flame simplifies your training by throwing different types of pitches including ground balls, fly-balls and straight pitches between 18 and 50 miles per hour. This machine is completely portable, mechanical, and easy to use. Take it anywhere, indoors or out, and throw perfect pitches without the need of battery packs or cumbersome electric cords. This is the Official pitching machine of Babe Ruth League and Pony Baseball and Softball. It is also the pitching machine of choice for teams in the majority of major and minor youth leagues in North America.