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underarm An addition in the interests of not assuming too much knowledge--- Softball pitching is underarm, but the fielders almost always throw overarm after making a play on the ball. An exception you'll see pretty often would be a short underarm toss used by an infielder who has fielded the ball fairly close to the base.

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Q: Do you throw over arm or underarm in softball?
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