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9 Things That Are Slower Than Mo'ne Davis' Fastball

In her Little League World Series game on Friday, Mo'ne Davis threw a shutout game, becoming the first female player to do so in the Little League postseason. Her fastball clocks in at 70 MPH, while her male opponents generally throw in the high 50s and low 60s. Mo'ne joins 17 other women players in the history of the Little League World Series. She brings a whole new meaning to the (often pejorative) saying, "throw like a girl."

70 MPH is fast--but just how fast is it? To give you a better sense of Mo'ne's strength, click through to learn what typically fast creatures (or man-made contraptions) are slower than her.