Yes,but it depends. If the softball pitcher throws faster then the baseball pitcher then yes. Yet though, it depends because the way the softball is pitched it is a little bit harder to throw then a baseball pitcher throws it. It all depends on the pitcher though if the ball goes faster or slower.
yes, there are no rules/regulations for pitching in softball. that's just baseball.
46 feet. http://www.sportsknowhow.com/Baseball/field-dimensions/little-league-baseball-field-dimensions.html
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.
In baseball, the ball is smaller and harder. You use a smaller sized bat than you do in softball. In softball, the ball is softer and bigger. The bat you use is bigger than the type of bat you use in baseball.
In 1974 little league baseball was expanded to both genders as girls were allowed to play little league baseball. The little league softball for girls was created.
there are only 3 bases on any diamond in US/American baseball/softball/little league type of fields.
you have to be determined to fight a battle. work as hard as you can. take all the bruises and not cry about them. softball is about having fun and you have to have heart for the game to truly enjoy it. the ball is just a baseball just a little bigger.the pitcher pitches the ball by winding the arm backwards.the worlds fastest pitch is with a softballSoftball is fun. Softball was invented by george hancock. softball contains a field a happy people. theres 3
a little bigger than a baseball
Differences Between Softball and Baseball The softball is usually about 12 inches in circumference, compared to 9 inches for a baseballThe ball is pitched underhand in softball, overhand in baseballThe bases are 60 feet apart in softball, 90 feet apart in baseballThere are 7 innings in a softball game, 9 in a baseball gameSoftball starting players may re-enter the game after the first substitution (a second substitution is permanent, the starter may not re-enter). In baseball, a substitution of any kind is permanentSoftball is pitched from a flat 'circle', instead of a mound, as in baseballThe softball infield is all dirt, baseball has grass in the infieldDepending on the softball governing body, distance from the pitching rubber to the plate is 43' or 45', baseball is 60'6"The outfield fences are typically 300' in softball, a little further in baseballBecause of the proximity of the pitcher to the plate, the size of the ball and a couple of other features, Softball strategy involves much more 'small ball', meaning bunting and slapping to advance runners in order to score.Other answers from the community:The objective of the games are basically the same. Balls/strikes/outs are consistent. Baseball can leave the base prior to the pitcher releasing the ball, whereas in softball the runners may not leave until the ball is released. If you are familiar with baseball, you can research softball under ASA or Pony leagues for additional information.At the minutia level of detail, softball players curiously do not wear pants, like baseball players [in 2008, the trend toward pants is gaining momentum...basically TEAM USA (the Olympic Team, is one of the last organized teams that wear shorts]. The softball is usually yellow vs. white. The softball pitcher may leave the pitching rubber during delivery before releasing the ball; in baseball this would be an illegal pitch. The softball bat is also different from a baseball bat in that it is not tapered. In ASA Softball, all players are required to have a cage attached to the batting helmet.