durahide softballs are usually/ should be less expensive and are often used in games for this reason. leather softballs are a lot better for pitching.
Softballs are white or black.
Softballs are different sizes because many different ages of girls play softball. A 9 year old girl could not grip a softball the an 18 year old plays with. It is to help all age levels play the sport.
Softballs are made in all countries of the world.
Official softballs weigh 6.8 oz.
its changed from the amount of people who play it now than when they did in 1888, when softball was first invented. alot of the rules have also changed.
Softballs are generally heavier than baseballs.
Yes! Some people think they aren't because they are called SOFTballs, but they definitely are!
i have been hit by a baseball and softball at 40 miles per hour and they hurt the same amout softballs are actually harder thenn baseballs but this is my opionion i have been playing softball since my freshman year and i use to play baseball when my brothers team needed people so i have been hit many times but softballs are worst.
The reason they call them softballs is because they have a soft core not because they are supposed to be soft on the outside.
slow pitch ball is harder
One is thrown slow and the other is thrown fast.
Softballs - 2012 is rated/received certificates of: Canada:14A (Ontario)
1 baseball: 5 softballs
Yes they can
the softballs are pitched from a shorter distance than baseball therefore harder to see. the bright yellow color improves the visibility of the ball.
Most softballs are made out of a solid polyurethane core and a leather cover stitched up with a nylon thread. There is also glue attaching the core and the cover of the softball. However, there are some softballs, the more inexpensive ones, that are made of a cork center and a synthetic cover.