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Started when a group of Harvard and Yale students were watching a football game in TV

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Q: How did softball start?
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Did women start the game of softball?

no the first set of people to start softball are men

What year did the American Softball Association start?

The Amateur Softball Association was founded in 1933

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When did softball start to becaome a popular sport?

it didn't

How do you start a game of softball?

Some games start with a toss coin, others depends on where the teams are playing. For officiating softball starts when umpire shouts "Play Ball!"

How old do you have to be to start playing softball?

6 years old

What age did Jenny Finch start to play softball?

Jennie started playing softball at the age of five, and started pitching at the age of eight.

What is a good age to start a girl in softball?

Maybe eight and a half.

When did girls start playing softball?

West Division High School in Chicago, Illinois, was the home of the first women's softball team. It was formed there in 1895.

How old do you have to be to play softball and voleyball?

I don't know about volleyball, but you can start softball at age 6 in most areas, sometimes earlier and sometimes later.

When did fastpitch softball start?

The first softball game was played on Thanksgiving Day in 1887. They players played inside of a gym at Farragut Boat club, located in Chicago, IL. The believed inventor of softball is George Hancock.

What are facts about softball?

softball is played with bats , softballs , mits , bases , people , and a field. softball is a sport you can start at a very small age to get better so you can play travel or on a huge team for the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!

Should an amateur softball player start out with an aluminum or wooden bat?


When does college softball start?

The official season starts in February, but they can scrimmage in the fall.

What do you do if the end cap on your softball bat is broken?

Start looking for a new bat

What age group can you start wearing metal cleats in softball?

16u and up

What grade can you start playing softball for the school?

I think 5th grade is the best .

What is the number of players to start a softball game?

Nine players start the average softball game. A pitcher, catcher, first baseman, second baseman, third baseman, shortstop, and three outfielders. (Left, right and center.)

What sport start with letter s?

Softball, soccer, skating, skiing, skateboarding, snowboarding. . .

What is the minimum number of fielder you need to start a game of softball?

You must have a minimum of 9 players to start a softball game. You may, however, play with 8 players if one player becomes unable to play (injury, leaving, etc.)

Why softball is better than softball?

They are the same thing!! "Why softball is better than softball?"

When did Lisa Fernandez start playing softball?

Lisa Fernandez established an Olympic record in softball with 25 strike-outs. She started playing when she was just eight years old.

What is 'softball' when translated from English to Italian?