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How long was softball in the Olympics?

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Softball has been played since 1887. On Thanksgiving day the first game of softball was played inside a gym at the Farragut Boat Club. The inventor of softball is believed to be George Hancock.

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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.

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uhm. softball is my passion and I wanna do it forever! I love you!<3 (:

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