Often times in a tournament, pool play is a set number of games before you get to "elimination play." Each team is guaranteed the same number of pool play games. For many tournaments your performance/record in pool play determines where you get bracketed for elimination play. Sometimes pool play has different time limit rules than bracket play. As a coach, it is certainly something you need to be aware of.
It can range from 1-3.In "pool" games there is usually one.In bracket games 2-3And in Championship games 3.Second Answer.It's usually only one umpire. All the games I've played in, there's always been only one umpire. And, I've played softball all my life.
Officials in softball are called umpries
There is no difference. Actually, there is no such thing as "The Hunger Games Classic".
Softball will not be a medal sport at the 2012 Games in London. Both softball and baseball were removed from the medal sports beginning with the 2012 Games.
Accordin to some softball players that have played and won alot of games .. ove 50,000 games have been won.
Softball is not in the olympics. It was from 1996-2008, but is now being taken out of the games.
Softball made its debut in the Olympics at the 1996 games in Atlanta. Unfortunately, the 2008 Games will be the last time softball is competed as it, along with baseball, has been dropped from the Olympic Games events schedule.
In sports there are rules in games you can shag
older softball was a slower pitch cause they are not as strong or built as we are today!!!
Travel is more competitive than rec. Rec season also consists of 1 game per every few days or once a week. Travel will compete in tournaments which will only last 1 to 2 days, but have up to 8 games in a day! 8 being probably the most. So to answer your question, the only difference would be the level of competition. BTW I ♥ TRAVEL SOFTBALL!
essentially the games and rules are the same with a few differences. some softball is played with ten fielders the 10th usually being called a short center and playing between where the center fielder stands and where the 2nd base is placed. there are obvious pitching rules (softball is underhand pitch and baseball has no rule requiring a pitch to be underhanded or overhanded) another difference is that baseball players at all levels from local 9 yr old leagues to the MLB are required to wear a hat and to wear it bill forward while in the field and softball players do not have to do this (in some organized softball only the pitcher is allowed to not wear a hat or visor but most of the time no one has to).