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A man, George Whitney, invented softball in 1887.

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What is the difference between boys and girls softball?

In boys softball they use a bigger ball than the girls =)


Why did soft ball start?

softball started because they had baseball. the boys didn't like the girls playing with them. so the girls decided to create a game like baseball. the ball they decided to use was bigger and it was softer. they called it "softball". they just wanted a game that they could enjoy with out being "yelled" at by the boys. it ended up being a more orginized game. that is how softball started.


Is softball more for boys or girls?

Girls


Could you wear boys metal cleats in girls softball?

No. It's illegal to wear metal cleats in girls softball. 16u and up can wear metal spikes and you can wear boys or girls.


Is there boys softball?

yes there are! you can have mixed teams of girls and boys or you can have a boys team.


Do boys play softball in high school?

High school softball is typically reserved for girls


What sports do only girls play besides softball?

All the sports that boys do but with girls.


Can both boys and girls play softball?

Not many boys play softball but it is not illegal. im 11 and i almost pitch bbetter softball than baseball. ( i play baseball). so if i could find a league that guys play softball, i would go there definitly. the reason most girls play softball because back ago, girls were not allowed to play baseball so they created softball. it was just a sexus thing to do.


What are some sports in the spring?

Spring sports include Baseball Boys golf Boys and girls lacrosse Girls soccer Softball Girls tennis andBoys and girls track and field


Why was softball founded?

So girls didn't have to play baseball with boys


Health benefits of softball?

softball can help ur muscles in your body. 2) softball is a fun sport for girls and boys. 3) softball contains atleast 12 players. softball can be a fun sport.


Why is softball for girls Is softball for grls only?

softball is not just for girls just as baseball is not just for boys. there are coed leagues that guys participate in for softball KY MUSTANGS FASTPITCH SOFTBALL#9 TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL LADY RAIDERS SOFTBALL#00


What sports involves girls vs boys?

youth Soccer, softball, swimming


What is the conflict of the Friday everything changed?

A girl named Alma has asked the teacher why cant the girls carry the water bucket. The boys became worried because their authority was being challenged so they started bullying the girls. They bullied the girls by tripping them and not letting them field at softball.


Who hits better boys or girls?

girls, i would know, i play softball 12 months round


What is the differences between softball and basball?

In softball, the ball is bigger. Baseball pitchers pitch the ball overhand while softball pitchers pitch underhand. Baseball is more of a boys sport and softball is generally more for girls.


Why do they call it softball?

They call it that because the boys thought girls shouldn't be playing baseball one day someone made a sport called softball


Which high school sports are featured on the CHSAA website?

The Colorado High School Activities Association features the following sports: Baseball, Basketball(boys and girls), Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Football, Soccer(boys and girls), Lacrosse(boys and girls), Tennis(boys and girls), Track, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling, Swimming(boys and girls)


The most popular sized softball in inches?

11 inch = girls 10 and under 12 inch = girls 10+ 16 inch = anyone ( boys and girls )


How far is the softball mound from home plate in ASA slowpitch softball?

For slow pitch softball, the mound is 50 feet from home plate for men, women, and girls. For boys under 18 it's 43 feet, and for boys under 15 it's 46 feet.


What are the differences in the sports baseball and softball?

Softball has girls playing. Baseball has boys playing. The softball is 2 as big as a baseball. Girl Pitchers pitch underarm boy pitchers pitch over hand.


Is there a difference between Softball baseball cleats?

Softball cleats are made in girls sizes and for girls feet. Baseball cleats are made in boys sizes and for boys feet. Other than that, there isn't much of a difference. Softball Players can wear Baseball cleats, and baseball can wear softball cleats. you would just need to look up a convesrion online. I wear a 7.5 in my womens softball cleats, but when i wear my mens baseball cleats im a size 6.


Why is softball one of the most popular sports?

It is popular because it is easy for girls and boys since the ball is not hard


Can boys play soft ball?

Yes boys can play softball there are even boys softball teams


Which gender started softball?

Men started softball. It first started as an indoor baseball league. After years it slowly progressed into women's softball, then women's fastpitch softball