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George Hancock invented Softball

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Who invented softball cleats?

Waldo M.Claflin invented baseball cleats


How was the softball invented?

It was derived from the game of Baseball!


Why was softball invented?

George H invented softball on a cold winter day because he couldn't play baseball in such a small gym


Did George Hancock REALLY invent softball?

He invented indoor baseball, which they later renamed into softball.


History of softball?

george Hancock invented softball in 1888 in Chicago. originally called indoor baseball.


Where was softball invented?

Softball was invented in Chicago, Illinois.


How long did it take for women to have the privilige to play softball?

Softball was invented in 1887 but everybody played it. Not until later did mostly women play baseball and men can play softball too.


When was the softball glove invented?

The softball glove was invented in the 1920's.


When and where softball was invented?

Softball was invented in November of 1887 in Chicago, IL.


What did people call softball when was it first invented?

When softball was first invented people called it lemon ball, diamond ball, super slow pitch, cabbage ball, indoor baseball, mush ball, playground ball, kitten ball and because it was also played by women ladies' baseball. The name softball was given to the game in 1926.


What are some differences in softball and basketball?

Some of the differences are: (SOFTBALL) 1. YOU THROW UNDERHAND. 2. THE BALL IS NOT AS HARD AS THE BASEBALL. 3. THE BALL IS A LITTLE BIGGER THAN THE BASEBALL. (BASEBALL) 1. YOU THROW OVERHAND. 2. THE BALL IS NOT AS SOFT AS THE SOFTBALL. 3. THE BALL IS NOT AS BIG AS THE SOFTBALL.


Did softball begin in 1960?

No, softball was invented in 1887. Click on the 'History of Softball' link on this page to read all about how the game was invented.


What year the softball game was invented?

1887 and it was 20 men who first started playing. George Hancock is considered to be the guy who started it all it was in Chicago and it wasn't called softball it was indoor baseball but it had all the rules that softball has.


When was the inventor of softball born?

In 1887, George Hancock, a reporter for Chicago Board of Trade, invented softball. He invented the game as a form of indoor baseball on a cold winter day inside the warm Farragut Boat Club.SoftballSoftball is a variant of baseball and a popular participant sport, particularly in the United States. It is generally agreed that softball developed from a game called indoor baseball, first played in Chicago.Hope this helpedPEACE OUT :D


Who invented the soft ball?

George Hancock invented "indoor baseball" that was changed into "softball" over the years. It was invented in Chicago in a gym on Thanksgiving, 1887. Hope that answered your question?


Which is bigger softball or baseball and why?

Are you asking if which sport is more popular, or which object is larger, a baseball or a softball? A softball is a larger ball then a baseball, but baseball is tremendously more popular than softball.


Who inveted softball?

George Hancock invented softball.


Who is the inventor of softball?

george Hancock is the invented of softball


Why the ball of baseball is hard why the game is called softball?

Baseball is not called softball. The game of softball is called softball because the ball used is softer than a baseball.


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.


Who discovered softball?

softball was not discovered but invented by George Hancock.


What sport was invented as a way to keep athletes in shape during the winter months?

Softball


Who invented softball and when was it invented?

It was invented by George Hancock in 1887.


How do softball and baseball differ?

Baseball is played with a smaller and harder ball than softball, hence the term SOFTball.


Is a baseball or a softball heavier?

A softball