In Major League Baseball, the distance between home plate and second base is 127 feet. The desired position of second base from home plate is east-northeast. The distance between first base and third base is also 127 feet.
All measurements at home base take place from the point where the line for first base and the line for third base intersect. It is 90 feet from home plate to first base and 90 feet from home plate to third base. In Little League Baseball, the distance from the home plate through the center of the pitcher's mound to second base is 84 feet 10 1/4 inches.