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the softballs are pitched from a shorter distance than Baseball therefore harder to see. the bright yellow color improves the visibility of the ball.

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Q: Why are softballs yellow and not white?
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Are softballs yellow or white?


What colors are softballs?

either white or a dull yellow colour

What colours are softballs?

Neon Yellow with red laces and white with white or red laces

What colors do softballs come in?

Softballs are white or black.

Why are softballs green?

they are not green they are yellow . and its so you can see the ball better

What color is a softball?

normally it's white but softballs can be any colour

When did girl's softball start using a yellow ball?

In 2002, high-visibility yellow "optic" covering, long-used for restricted flight balls in co-ed recreational leagues, became standard for competitive play. Yellow is the color of official NCAA and NAIA softballs. Yellow softballs are fast becoming the standard for all levels of play for girls' and women's play in particular. White balls are also allowed, but are much more common in slow pitch than in fast pitch

What is the difference between durahide softballs and leather softballs?

durahide softballs are usually/ should be less expensive and are often used in games for this reason. leather softballs are a lot better for pitching.

How much do softballs weigh?

Official softballs weigh 6.8 oz.

What Countries are softballs made in?

Softballs are made in all countries of the world.

Are softballs heavier than baseballs?

Softballs are generally heavier than baseballs.

Why are softballs called softballs?

personally from a catcher as myself, softballs he are called softballs because of the size, color, and how hard it is, of course for womens softballl the ball is usually yellow with red stitching. the softball is clearly ten times larger than a regular baseball. at some times such as high school softball the ball has a soft leather outer skin but for the professionals its called the rules that it must have a hard texture. -Emmalie Finch, 22.

Are softballs hard?

Yes! Some people think they aren't because they are called SOFTballs, but they definitely are!

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Can softballs be recycled?

Yes they can

How are softballs made?

by machines

Where are softballs made?

in factorys!

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Why are SOFTballs hard?

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What is the difference between slow-pitch softballs and fast-pitch softballs?

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What are the ratings and certificates for Softballs - 2012?

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What colors do you mix to get light yellow?

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How do you get the yellow out of natural white hair?

How can I get yellow out of my white HAIR

What does the color yellow and white?

I think purple does yellow and white.

Does white go with yellow?

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