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a glove is used to catch the softballs and some types of gloves are mizuno, nike, easton., and whiton

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Is the rawlings longhorn fastback dark brown series glove a softball glove?

No, the glove is intended for baseball, by fielders and pitchers who want a little longer glove for scooping up balls. It can be used for softball, bit does not have a larger pocket that would make a strictly softball glove better.


When was the softball glove invented?

The softball glove was invented in the 1920's.


Can a softball glove be used for an outfield position in baseball?

Sure


What is the uses of glove in softball?

The use of a softball glove is so it does not hurt your hand when someone throws it and it is also used for an aim so you do not have to aim with your hand. ( That would look silly.)


Can you use a baseball glove for softball?

A baseball outfielder glove is usually 12 1/2 to 12 3/4 inches from the tip of the index finger to the heel of the glove. A softball outfielder glove is usually 13 1/2 to 14 inches from the tip of the index finger to the heel of the glove. Since a softball is larger than a baseball, a softball glove will be larger than a baseball glove. However, this doesn't mean that you can't use a baseball glove for playing softball. It just means that you will have less margin of error when catching the softball because of the smaller pocket a baseball glove has.


Does a softball glove need to be oiled?

Sure. A softball glove is made of the same materials that a baseball glove is made of (high grade leather). They need time to be broken in. Oiling the glove will help with this process.


When did softball get its name?

in 1887 and it got its name because they used a rolled up boxing glove


How are soft balls used?

To play the sport of softball. You can throw, catch (in a glove), or hit them (with a bat).


What size of softball glove for your twelve year old?

The size of the glove depends on what position she plays. This buyers guide should help:http://www.hitrunscore.com/softball-glove-buyers-guide.html


What is the binding on a softball glove?

nylon


Can you use a baseball catchers glove in softball?

You could technically, but a softball would not fit in a baseball glove. The slit in a baseball glove is a lot smaller than the opening in a softball catcher's mitt. It would be very hard to actually catch the ball with a baseball catcher's mitt


What is difference between softball mitt and softball glove?

Gloves are used by for Fielders - Pitchers, Infielders, Outfielders because they have fingers like a glove. Mitts are used by Catchers and First Baseman positions because they don't have fingers, like mittens. The Coach - www.thecoachreviews.com Information, Reviews and Rankings for over 50 Fastpitch Softball Gloves


What is the difference in softball gloves?

There are four different gloves in softball. An outfielder's glove is larger/longer. An infielder's glove is smaller in size. A catcher's glove is very padded and somewhat large. A first-baseman's glove is large and somewhat padded. The first baseman has the largest glove on the field.


What are the two kinds of gloves in softball?

there are catching gloves, 1st basemens glove, infielders glove and outfielders glove.


Where can one purchase a Worth Mayhem softball glove?

There are a number of online websites where one can purchase a Worth Mayhem softball glove. Some of these websites include HomerunMonkey, JustBallGloves, Ball Glove Warehouse and eBay.


What equipment is used for softball?

a softballa batThis is what you need to play on a softball team... you will need softball cleats, a softball glove, batting gloves, a bat, sox, sliding shorts, a bag to hold everything in, water bottle, and your uniform that should come with when you join your teamIt depends on what positions you want to play...if you want to play infield or outfield you would need a glove, bat, and helmet. If you played catcher you would need a catchers glove, catchers gear, bat, and a helmet. If you wanted to be a pitcher you would a glove, a pitching mask (if you are really competitive), a bat, and helmet


Is it illegal to use a baseball glove in softball?

no


How do you know what size softball glove to get?

Depends on your size of hand. My batting glove is a Medium && i have a 13"-14" glove


What was softball first called?

They called softball mushball, because the first softball game was played with a "mushy" taped up boxing glove.


How do you oil a softball glove?

You can either buy glove conditioner or use something like shaving creme. Lather the glove with the oil and then place a softball in the pocket of the glove and use a rubber band to hold the ball in place. Then you can do pretty much anything to work in the glove like sticking it under the leg of a sofa or use the glove as a base during sliding practice.


How do you condition a softball mitt in the oven?

i never used an oven to break in my mitt but a very good way is to oil your glove (you can buy glove oil at almost any sporting goods store), put a softball in the web, rubberband it, stick it under your matress as you sleep. this will not work by just the first time, i did it to my glove about 3 times and i already felt a difference as i played.


What is a softball glove made of?

Generally made from leather.


Materials use in softball?

a bat, a glove and a helment. that is it.


Can you use a 12.5 softball glove for baseball?

yes


How long is an softball glove?

It depends how big your hand is