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Q: Can a softball be thrown faster than a baseball?
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Is softball pitching faster than baseball?

not typically.. the softball is bigger than the baseball and is thrown underhand, typically making it slower. -Yes, throwing underhand is not as fast as a baseball pitch. But, in softball you have less time to react to the ball than you would in baseball. So technically softball.


Why is a softball faster than a baseball?

The softball has longer legs.


What can be pitched faster a softball or a baseball?

Softball pitches have been measured at faster than the record baseball pitch of 104 mph.


What is the main difference between baseball and softball?

the thing about softball is that the ball thrown by the pitcher is different than baseball in baseball they trow it normal and in softball the pitcher trows it as a circular form, and baseball is played most by man and softball women.


Which can be thrown further a softball or baseball?

A baseball for sure. Baseballs have a denser mass than softballs, and because they are smaller they have less air resistance. This is the reason that in baseball the fences and bases are farther than in softball (regulation baselines in baseball is 90', softball is 60' ).


Which is harder to hit baseball or softball?

It is harder to hit a softball thrown from a perfesional softball player than it is to hit a baseball thrown from a major leager. The reason is the angle of the pitch (softball has more of an angle there for it is harder to hit) and the quickness/speed( softball mounds are closer to the plate and a softball, lets say from jenny finch, can be thrown at upwards of 68 mph; therefor it gets to the plate quiker than a 90 mph baseball pitch). IF you think what I wrote isn't true then google SPORTS SCIENCE BASEBALL VS. SOFTBALL. you will see (its a video) what I said is true,


Is a softball bigger than a baseball?

Yes a softball is bigger than a baseball.


Is softball harder than baseball?

Softball is probably harder. Despite the name, a softball is harder than a baseball, and heavier (therefore harder to hit very far). Because of this, the batter must run to the base quicker as the ball will be closer. Plus, in fastpitch softball, the pitches can be as fast (or faster)than baseball pitches.


Is a baseball bigger than a softball?

No, a standard baseball is smaller than a standard softball.


Will a baseball bounce higher than a softball?

A softball!


The major differences between baseball and softball?

softball uses a bigger ball than baseball and softball uses bigger bats than baseball.


How do softball and baseball differ?

Baseball is played with a smaller and harder ball than softball, hence the term SOFTball.


Does a baseball or a softball goes further if you hit it from the same distance?

no, thethe gravity of a baseball is bigger than a softball's. so baseball has more friction than softball. hence, if you hit both of them from the same speed ,baseball will go further than softball.


How much bigger are softball fields compared to baseball fields?

Softball fields are actually much smaller than baseball fields. This makes softball a faster paced game. It also makes it so that you have to have fast reflexes to play successfully in the infield.


What is a comparison for softball and baseball?

Softballs are heavier than baseballs. The softball field is smaller than a baseball field.


Why the ball of baseball is hard why the game is called softball?

Baseball is not called softball. The game of softball is called softball because the ball used is softer than a baseball.


Which is bigger softball or baseball and why?

Are you asking if which sport is more popular, or which object is larger, a baseball or a softball? A softball is a larger ball then a baseball, but baseball is tremendously more popular than softball.


How a baseball and softball different?

A baseball is smaller than a softball softball- first base looks different Pitch underhand Baseball- overhand


Is a softball harder than a baseball?

no


What are the equipments used for softball?

same as baseball, but the actual softball is bigger in size than the baseball


Is it safe to hit a softball with a baseball bat?

completely! a softball is less hard than a baseball but a baseball bat will not harm the softball in any way


What are the statistics on softball?

Softball is a team sport popular especially in the United States. It is a direct descendant of baseball. Some key differences between softball and baseball are that softballs are larger than baseballs, and pitches are thrown underhand rather than overhand. Softball was invented by George Hancock in Chicago, Illinois. The first softball game was played using a rolled up boxing glove as a ball and a broomstick as a bat.


What is the difference between a softball game and a baseball game?

Put simply, baseball pitchers throw overhand, while softballers pitch underhand.


What are the different skills of softball and baseball?

in softball you throw under hand in baseball you throw over hand. usually the fields in baseball are bigger than in softball.


Is a softball smoother than a baseball?

yes