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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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Did the white softball come before a yellow softball?

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What year did softball come to the us?

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According to bellaonline.com: "The term "softball" didn't come about until 1926."


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Did softball or baseball come first?

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Who was the first person to get hit with a softball in softball?

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What year did softball come to America?

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How does potential energy relate to softball?

When a ball goes up ... it must come down.


When you hit in softball does your wrist come first?

Yes so you can hit the ball harder


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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What does 120 mean on a slowpitch softball bat?

The maximum speed in which a softball can come off the bat at in mph. (The bat's composition or structure is designed to limit the speed of the ball off the bat to 120mph)


Why did they name softball softball?

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.


How come it is harder to overcome the inertia of a softball than a golf ball?

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Did anyone ever die playing softball?

yes.. muhahaha. it was me. and i was an outfielder. and i was hit in the head with a softball, knocked unconsouis to the ground. and died. i will now come and haunt every outfielder that will ever read this. so then. they will feel my pain.


What is softball in Tagalog?

softball in Tagalog: softball (no Tagalog translation)


What is to come in the future for softball?

Sadly, softball has been eliminated from the 2012 Olympics so the future doesn't look bright, even though there are thousands of young girls in many different countries participating in the sport. Softball can try to put in a bid for the 2016 Olympics where hopefully the olympic comittee will place them in.


What size softball is used for ASA coed slow pitch softball?

In coed asa softball a 12 softball inch for men and an 11 inch for women softball.


Why did they name the softball?

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.


What are 3 reliable sources for softball?

Im not aware of a lot of softball sites but this is what I always check out in terms of softball conditioning and a lot of softball tips on improving softball skills


What weighs more a softball or tennis ball?

A softball weighs more. A tennis ball is smaller that a softball and is hollow. A softball is larger and it is not hollow, making the softball heavier than the tennis ball.


Where and when did softball come from?

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What is the lightest weight softball bat?

Softball bats come in all different weight classes and sizes. Therefore, the lightest bat could feasibly weigh just a few ounces, but most of them weigh at least 20 ounces.