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In terms of actual speed, a Baseball pitch is much faster then a softball pitch. However, a softball pitcher throws from a shorter distance so it often looks just as fast if not faster then a baseball pitcher.

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What can be pitched faster a softball or a baseball?

Softball pitches have been measured at faster than the record baseball pitch of 104 mph.


What is the difference between a baseball pitch and softball pitch?

Baseball is a over-handed pitch. Softball is a under-handed pitch


Is softball pitching faster than baseball?

not typically.. the softball is bigger than the baseball and is thrown underhand, typically making it slower. -Yes, throwing underhand is not as fast as a baseball pitch. But, in softball you have less time to react to the ball than you would in baseball. So technically softball.


Why does baseball have an over throw pitch and softball have an under throw pitch?

Because a softball is heavier then a baseball.


Why is a softball faster than a baseball?

The softball has longer legs.


What are the differences between a fast pitch softball and baseball?

Fast pitch softball is pitched underhand and a baseball is pitched overhand.


Is a softball motion easier than a baseball motion?

A softball pitch is a lot harder to master than a baseball pitch because the motion is so different than regular throwing. However, once the pitcher has the motion down, the softball pitch is much easier on the body than a baseball pitch. This is because the softball pitch is a lot smoother than the violent baseball pitch. It cause a lot less shoulder injuries than a baseball pitch.


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.


What is a slow pitch in baseball called?

Although, there is no slow pitch in baseball, there is slow pitch and fast pitch in softball


What is a 65 mph softball equal to in baseball?

Softball pitchers pitch from 43 feet, while baseball pitchers pitch from 60.5 feet. Therefore, A 65 mph softball pitch is equivalent to a 91 mph baseball pitch. Each reaction time is approx .45 seconds.


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.


What is the difference between a softball game and a baseball game?

Put simply, baseball pitchers throw overhand, while softballers pitch underhand.


Can a softball be thrown faster than a baseball?

no


How do you pitch in fast pitch softball?

Just like slowpitch just faster and with a wind up.


Is Softball pitching safer than baseball?

-There is always a possibility to get injured when pitching in either softball or baseball. But the pitch in softball (underhand) is more natural.


Are the ways you hold a softball to pitch the same as holding a baseball to pitch?

no the softball is much bigger and different. you use your index, middle, ring, and pinky(for support) and your thumb to pitch. softball and baseball has the nsame pitches, but different ways to do it. trust me I'm a softball player :) and a pitcher:) and a hitting slugger:)


Can a pitch be thrown underarm in baseball?

No. Only in softball.


Can a softball be thrown faster then a baseball?

Yes,but it depends. If the softball pitcher throws faster then the baseball pitcher then yes. Yet though, it depends because the way the softball is pitched it is a little bit harder to throw then a baseball pitcher throws it. It all depends on the pitcher though if the ball goes faster or slower.


How a baseball and softball different?

A baseball is smaller than a softball softball- first base looks different Pitch underhand Baseball- overhand


Can you throw a baseball or a softball faster?

A baseball can be thrown faster primarily due to size difference causing less resistance.


Are fast-pitch softball swings different from baseball swings?

No it is not. The only difference between softball and baseball. Is that there is a different ball for each sport.


Why was softball created?

softball was created because softball is a sport similar to baseball but for girls,and with a larger ball.and also an under hand pitch,not overhand


How is a softball pitch?

Softball Pitch is underarm hand movement


How are baseball bats and softball bats different?

The softball bat and the baseball bat weigh diffrent. The adult slow pitch for a softball bat is from 26oz to 30oz while a adults baseball is from 28oz to 31oz. And the length range is diffrent to the softball one is from 33" to 34" the baseball one is 31" to 34".


Is there different versions of softball?

yes there is different types of softball. There is fast-pitch and there is slow-pitch softball.

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