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its easier to grip, and aim the ball when you throw underhand

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Q: Why do softball players throw underhand?
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What are the types of throws in softball?

Overhand Throw and Sidearm Throw


What is the meaning of underarm throw in softball?

An underarm throw in softball is basically a pitch. If you watch a fast pitch softball team, you will see that the pitcher pitches underhand.


How is baseball different from softball?

They're bigger(the ball) and they're meant to throw underhand than baseball


Does playing softball ruin your baseball swing?

no, because just because your throw underhand doesn't have to do with your swing.


How a softball is pitched?

underhand


How do softball pitch?

underhand? what do you mean?


How is a softball pitched?

underhand with a windmill


What is a granny throw?

a underhand throw


How do you dwarf throw?

underhand.


How can softball players throw so far?

Cause they practice. ALOT.


What is pitching in softball?

Much like baseball pitching, softball pitching is used to throw a ball towards the batter. In baseball they throw overhand but in softball when your pitching you wind up, load, and throw underhand. There are more pitches possible in the softball pitching than baseball. All pitched possible to be thrown by a softball pitcher are screw ball, change-up, fastball, curve ball, rise ball, drop ball, and knuckle ball.


What is the difference between a softball game and a baseball game?

Put simply, baseball pitchers throw overhand, while softballers pitch underhand.


Can you throw a ball underhand in cricket?

yes


How fast do they pitch the ball in fastpitch softball?

Many college and professional softball players can throw a fastball 60-70 mph.


What did they use for a softball?

They used a ball that is softer than one in baseball. It is yellow or white. You also throw underhand because it's for girls. I think that is gender racist.


How a baseball and softball different?

A baseball is smaller than a softball softball- first base looks different Pitch underhand Baseball- overhand


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.


Is softball pitching faster than baseball?

not typically.. the softball is bigger than the baseball and is thrown underhand, typically making it slower. -Yes, throwing underhand is not as fast as a baseball pitch. But, in softball you have less time to react to the ball than you would in baseball. So technically softball.


What is a 4 letter word for throw underhand?

toss


Is Softball pitching safer than baseball?

-There is always a possibility to get injured when pitching in either softball or baseball. But the pitch in softball (underhand) is more natural.


What is a good way to pitch in softball?

You raise both hands up and drop the hand with the ball but put the other hand in the middle. you then load up and throw the ball (underhand)


What are the differences between a fast pitch softball and baseball?

Fast pitch softball is pitched underhand and a baseball is pitched overhand.


What do you call a softball throw?

i call it a throw. when you pitch the softball its called a pitch.


Is volleyball an underhand sports?

only for younger players


What size is extended strike zone for slow underhand pitch softball?

under your waist