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older softball was a slower pitch cause they are not as strong or built as we are today!!!

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When did softball become an Olympic sport?

Softball's first year as an Olympic sport was 1996. Unfortunately, softball is being dropped as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing.

When was softball first played in the Olympics and what medal did Australia win?

Softball debuted at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta and Australia won bronze.

Did the US softball team win the first game in when they played in the Olympics?

Yes, they won their first 5 games.

Who are the officials called in softball games?

Officials in softball are called umpries

In which year were women first able to compete in soccer and softball at the Summer Olympics?

Both softball and women's football debuted at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.

Is softball still a medal sport in the Olympics?

Softball will not be a medal sport at the 2012 Games in London. Both softball and baseball were removed from the medal sports beginning with the 2012 Games.

How many softball games were won?

Accordin to some softball players that have played and won alot of games .. ove 50,000 games have been won.

The first softball team to win an olympic medal?

Softball was introduced as an Olympic medal sport for women in 1996. The United States won the gold medal at those Olympic Games held in Atlanta. As of now, softball is scheduled to be discontinued as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing.

What is softball in the Olympics?

Softball is not in the olympics. It was from 1996-2008, but is now being taken out of the games.

Is softball new in the olypmics?

Softball made its debut in the Olympics at the 1996 games in Atlanta. Unfortunately, the 2008 Games will be the last time softball is competed as it, along with baseball, has been dropped from the Olympic Games events schedule.

How many different softball games are there?


What does GP mean in softball?

Games Played

When was softball introduced into the Olympics?

Softball made its Olympic premiere at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. It was the first of only four Olympic games featuring softball. The United States won gold, with China placing second and Australia third.

In what year was softball added to the olympic games?


What is gs in softball pitching stats?

Games Started

How many softball games has Jennie Finch won?

2930 games and 202 games lost

Why has softball been taken out of London 201?

Softball and baseball were both removed from the Olympics after the 2008 games. There was no reason given it was simply voted out. The International Softball Federation is trying to get the IOC to revive play for the 2020 games.

What is the compound subject in the sentence Swimming and softball are two sports in the olympic games?

The compound subject is "Swimming and softball".

Will there be women's softball at the next summer Olympics?

No, both softball and baseball were discontinued after the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing.

What sports are they taking out of the Olympics?

Sports in the 2008 Games that will not be in the 2012 Games are baseball and softball.

What's the story of softball?

Softball was at first just indoor baseball. The first softball was a boxing glove and the first bat was a metal pole. Then it grew as a womens sport through out the years. It was first appeared in the Olympics in the 1996 Atlanta Games where the USA team won their first gold medal. They then appeared again in the 2000 Sydney Games where the they won another gold medal. In the 2004 Athens games, they won their third gold medal. In the 2008 Beijing Games, they lost in the gold medal round against Japan after they were favored to win the gold once more. As of today, softball is no longer considered an olympic sport. Some of the IOC ( International Olympic Committie) members belive its not an internationally known sport and that it is too closely related to baseball which seems to have a drug problem. It was voted out of the 2012 and 2016 olympic games but the ISF (International Softball Federation) is working very hard to regain its olympic status in the 2020 olympic games.

Which games are being axed from 2012 Olympics?

Softball & baseball

What games are played with a bat and ball?

baseball and softball of coarse.

What does G mean in softball batting stats?

G is games.