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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.

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Who came up with the name softball?

The person who came up with softball was the person who mad the game softball and they thought it was soft because it is softer than a baseball


Did softball form from baseball?

no, softball came first


What year did softball come to the us?

1887 is the year softball came to america


Which came first baseball or softball?

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Are there any famous quotes related to the sport of softball?

Aside from the basic "softball is for girls," not really. This is mainly due to the fact that baseball overshadows softball since it came before softball.


Up to what age can you play fastpitch softball?

You can play softball as long as you like just not a grandma. There is pro softball, so you can play softball as long as you like.


Who was the first person to play softball?

A Yale alumnus was the first person to play softball. A Yale alumnus threw a glove to a Harvard supported who returned it with a stick and that is how softball came into being.


What was softball first called?

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


When were standard rules for softball developed?

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Does cold softball travel further than a warm softball?

no, it goes further when it is warmed up


How do you sign up for softball?

axe somebody


What came first baseball or softball?

baseball Definately baseball! It's America's Pastime! If you look in a history book there is stuff about baseball but not softball! Baseball is more well known there for it came first It's better too!


Getting pinned in softball?

Getting pinned in softball means to get pinned up in the fence by the other team.


What is the bacis set up in softball?

you stand in a circle


How long is a softball bat?

Up to 34 inches.


Can you tag up in slow pitch softball?

yes


Can you tag up in softball?

Yes, you can tag up on pop flies. ANSWER yes


Need some softball drills for warmups?

Im not sure what you mean by softball drills for warm-up. Just make sure to be warmed up before doing the softball drills. It's advisable now to use dynamic exercises to warm yourself up. If you want to use softball drills as warm-up make sure to use drills that are not strenuous that may cause strain. Make sure you modify the drills by lowering the intensity of the softball drills.


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


Why did they take softball out of the Olympics?

Because they said softball and baseball were "too American" to be in the Olympics and that since USA was domintaing in softball then other countries should have time off to "catch up".


Where can you get a large softball sized and up bouncy ball?

anywhere….?


Who made up fastpich softball?

I think it was George Hancock


When a softball is hit or thrown and then makes contact with the ground does the softball pick up speed?

no,it slows down. i know because i play.


Why softball is better than softball?

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What are some of the skills you need to play softball?

You need to be able to throw a softball, catch a softball, hit a softball, swing a bat, communicate with your teammate's, pump up each other when they are down. If one person on your team is down everyone on your team is down.