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No they are about the same. Except for the fact that the ball is bigger in softball and easier to hit but it won't go as far.

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Is a softball harder than a baseball?


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A cricket ball is much harder then a softbal and a baseball

How do softball and baseball differ?

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Is softball harder than baseball?

Softball is probably harder. Despite the name, a softball is harder than a baseball, and heavier (therefore harder to hit very far). Because of this, the batter must run to the base quicker as the ball will be closer. Plus, in fastpitch softball, the pitches can be as fast (or faster)than baseball pitches.

Which is the harder ball a baseball or a softball?

WELL IF YOU WATCH SPORT SCIENCE THAN IT TELLS YOU THAT SOFTBALL IS HARDER THAN BASEBALL. JENNIE FINCH BROKE BULLET PROOF GLASS BUT THE BASEBALL JUST BOUNCED OFF THE GLASS. The softball is not harder than a baseball it may be bigger but the softball is not that hard! i play softball and i know that a softball is not harder than a baseball because i got hit with a softball and it didn't hurt as much as the baseball.....and the people who were pitching pitched the exact same speed! so there u have it a baseball IS HARDER than a softball!!!! Yes it is a fact that baseballs are harder than softballs because they are wound tighter. It may be a smaller ball but it is solid. softballs are rubber with string wrapped around it so they fly almost 200 ft less than a baseball will.

What's the difference between a baseball and a softball?

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How is baseball harder than softball?

baseball is harder, because the ball is smaller. Witch makes it harder to hit the ball.

What is better baseball or softball?

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Why do women play softball and not baseball?

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