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softball originated in Chicago on Thanksgiving day by George Hancock. a rolled up boxing glove was used as the ball and a broken broom stick as the bat. they soon made it an adult league team then became popular.

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Softball is a variant of Baseball. All the rules are essentially the same, however, the ball is bigger in softball and therefore easier to hit and doesn't go as far when hit.

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What year did softball come to the us?

1887 is the year softball came to america

Where softball come from?

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In what year did softball get its name?

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What year did softball come to America?

The first softball game was played on Thanksgiving Day in 1887. They players played inside of a gym at Farragut Boat club, located in Chicago, IL. The believed inventor of softball is George Hancock.

When you hit in softball does your wrist come first?

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How do you get on the US softball team?

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What does 120 mean on a slowpitch softball bat?

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How do you tell your boyfriend that you want him to come to your softball games but in a nice way?

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Why did they name softball softball?

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