in 1887 and it got its name because they used a rolled up boxing glove
a simple other name for a softball diamond is a feild
They named it softball because the game of softball was derived from Baseball. The baseball had a hard core whereas the softball has a soft core, so they named it softball. Although the ball is not softball the core of the ball is soft.
There are a number of associations in softball but I will presume you are asking about ASA (amateur softball association).
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According to bellaonline.com: "The term "softball" didn't come about until 1926."
Robert and irvin goodman softball complex
They named it softball because the game of softball was derived from baseball. The baseball had a hard core whereas the softball has a soft core, so they named it softball. Although the ball is not softball the core of the ball is soft.
Well I play softball and the name softball I say is to make the boys jelous because they have to use the really small balls and we have the larger ones but the hardness of them are the same but hte wieght is a different story.
The inventors because they were using a boxing glove as a BALL and it was SOFT so they decided to name it SOFTBALL.
Well, I am a softball player, so I know this question. The reason that a softball got the name softball is because, you may not know it, but inside of a softballs hard outer layer, is is soft and squishy. You should try it sometime. Cut the lace from the softball, it could take a couple minutes, and then lacerate is open and feel. I bet you will be surprised!!!!! Thanks for the question! -Shannon