Olympic sportsmen/women are amateurs they do not receive payment.
Yes, it's played in the Olympics and in fact it's the only sport that doesn't have a boys division, it's only women softball. Unfortunately, a move was done to remove softball from the Olympic games starting in the 2012 Olympics. There have been efforts to help bring back softball.
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.
it is a proven fact by jennie finch a USA olympic player that softball is harder to play than baseball.
Softball was invented in 1887 but everybody played it. Not until later did mostly women play baseball and men can play softball too.
soccer, softball, baseball, dance
11" circumference for women's slow pitch softball.
for entertainment, and because the men who played baseball were away at war.
In the 2012 NPF season, Rachel Folden on the Carolina Diamonds and Michelle Moses on the Chicago Bandits. I have never found a #25 on the Olympic team. 2012's USA women's national softball team has Lauren Gibson as #25.
The men's team is called the Kookaburras. The women's team is called the Hockeyroos.