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 It's about 250 times as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball). In other words, the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 0.0037 times 297 miles per minute. (a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 1.10 miles per minute. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906. It's about 400 times as fast as a Greyhound. In other words, 297 miles per minute is 396 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 0.00253 times that amount. (a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 0.750 miles per minute. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds. It's about 400 times as fast as a Gazelle. In other words, the speed of a Gazelle is 0.003 times 297 miles per minute. (for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")A Thomson's gazelle can reach speeds of up to 0.80 miles per minute. The gazelle's speed doesn't match that of its chief predator, the cheetah, but a gazelle's endurance usually ensures an escape in distances greater than 500 m (0.3 mi). It's about 400 times as fast as a Hare. In other words, the speed of a Hare is 0.003 times 297 miles per minute. (for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 0.70 miles per minute. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern. It's about 450 times as fast as Secretariat. In other words, 297 miles per minute is 474 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 0.00211 times that amount. (at Belmont Stakes, 1973)Setting a record finish, Secretariat ran the Belmont Stakes — a 12 furlong race length — in 2:24, for an average speed of 0.6260 miles per minute in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths. It's about 750 times as fast as Michael Johnson. In other words, 297 miles per minute is 769.70 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 0.001299 times that amount. (a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)Setting a record that stood for 12 years, Michael Johnson ran a 200 m in 0:19.32 for an average speed of 0.3860 miles per minute at the 1996 Olympics. Johnson was nicknamed "the Man with the Golden shoes" in recognition of the custom footwear worn during these races — a pair of Nikes with a left size of 10.5 and a right size of 11. It's about 750 times as fast as Usain Bolt. In other words, 297 miles per minute is 773 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 0.00129 times that amount. (at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)Setting a world record, Usain Bolt ran a 100 m in 0:09.69 for an average speed of 0.3850 miles per minute at the 2008 Olympics. Furthermore, Bolt's margin of record breaking — 0.03 s — is the largest margin of victory in the history of digital measurements.