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

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What was the first softball team called?

The first softball team was vogt. vogts softball team began in 1998..the first person to sign up was A women name Kim Terross


What was softball originally called?

Its was first call indoor baseball


Why is the softball called the softball?

A softball is called a softball because its core is soft and sponge like. The outside is definately not soft but the core is!


Why is the softball called a softball?

A softball is called a softball because its core is soft and sponge like. The outside is definately not soft but the core is!


Why the ball of baseball is hard why the game is called softball?

Baseball is not called softball. The game of softball is called softball because the ball used is softer than a baseball.


What is it called when a softball player advances first base when 4 consecutive pitches were called as balls?

a walk.


Who are the officials called in softball games?

Officials in softball are called umpries


What are umpires called in softball?

Umpires are called umpires in both baseball and softball.


What year the softball game was invented?

1887 and it was 20 men who first started playing. George Hancock is considered to be the guy who started it all it was in Chicago and it wasn't called softball it was indoor baseball but it had all the rules that softball has.


When was the game of softball actually called softball?

1942


What is the softball playing field called?

A softball field.


Where was softball first played?

Softball was first played in a gym on Thanksgiving day.


Did softball form from baseball?

no, softball came first


Who was the first woman softball player?

The first women to play softball was Jennie Finch in 1952.


In softball which team bats first in a game?

The visiting team bats first in a softball game.


Which team bat first in a softball game?

The visiting team bats first in a softball game.


What were the first materials of the softball?

the 1st materials of a softball were leather


What is inside of a softball?

The inside of a softball is made of cork. Even though it is called a softball, it is not soft at all. Take it from me :)


Who was the first woman to play softball?

The first man to play softball is named George Hancock. The first thing he played with in the game of softball was a boxing glove for a ball and a broom handle for a bat.


Where was the first softball game played?

The first softball game was played in Chicago in1887 on Thanksgiving Day


Who wrote the first rules for softball?

George Hancock invented softball. He also wrote the first rules.


Why is a softball called a softball?

Because it is less dense than a hard ball.


Why is a softball called softball when it isn't even soft?

It is softer than a hardball.


What did people call softball when was it first invented?

When softball was first invented people called it lemon ball, diamond ball, super slow pitch, cabbage ball, indoor baseball, mush ball, playground ball, kitten ball and because it was also played by women ladies' baseball. The name softball was given to the game in 1926.


Which gender started softball?

Men started softball. It first started as an indoor baseball league. After years it slowly progressed into women's softball, then women's fastpitch softball