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The catcher crouches behind home plate. They are usually about 1 1/2 to 2 feet behind the plate. The umpire will stand behind them in most cases, and the batter will stand at the plate in front of them. Catchers have to catch the pitches if the batter doesnt hit it. If the hit was didn't go very far or was a baunt, the catcher MIGHT have to grab the ball and throw to third, first, or home (where ever the play is). If it is best to throw home, the pitcher should be covering.

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Q: What is the catchers position in softball?
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