underhand? what do you mean?
Fast pitch softball is pitched underhand and a baseball is pitched overhand.
An underarm throw in softball is basically a pitch. If you watch a fast pitch softball team, you will see that the pitcher pitches underhand.
A baseball is smaller than a softball softball- first base looks different Pitch underhand Baseball- overhand
The fastest ever recored softball pitch is 95. By a 18 year old in Texas!!
-There is always a possibility to get injured when pitching in either softball or baseball. But the pitch in softball (underhand) is more natural.
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.
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.
Anything that hits the plate is considered a strike.
They do in little league, but the action of pitching a softball is less harmful to the body than an overhand pitch, asa and usssa haven't seen the need for it as yet, there is not enough data on injuries due to extended pitching underhand.
they must pitch the ball underhand, and drag their foot after they push off of the mound
The term softball came from the way they first played, when pitching underhand was a soft, slow pitch. So it was soft..ball. You may also here the terms slow pitch for younger girls these days and fast pitch for older girls.