In softball, there are nine positions. They include:
Catcher - The catcher is behind home plate. They catch the pitches, call what pitch will be thrown (examples- fastball, change up, curve ball, screw ball, drop or rise ball, inside or outside pitch, and much more!) , and throw people out when they steel bases.
Pitcher - The pitch throws the ball down home plate (to the catcher) for the batter to hit.
First basemen - Plays next to first base
Second basemen - Plays between first and second base.
Shortstop - Plays between second and third base. The shortstop is in charge of the infield
Third basemen - Plays next to third base. Usually has a very strong arm so they are able to throw to first base.
Right field - Behind first and second basemen.
Center field - Behind second base. The center fielder is in charge of the whole field
Left field - Plays behind the shortstop and third baseman.
9 defensive players.
13 defensive players
In the sport of softball, there is to be nine players on the field at once on defense. Who doesnt no that?
9 players on the field.
9 players are fielding
The number of softball players in the world is estimated to 40 million. Of the 40 million, it is estimated that about 30 million Americans play softball.
In most leagues, it's 9 players