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# Why are there only five players on defense and five players on offense in dodge ball?

Updated: 12/14/2022

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12y ago

That is not always true. A lot of times you can have up to twelve or more players on each team.

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Q: Why are there only five players on defense and five players on offense in dodge ball?
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