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The softball has longer legs.

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Can a softball be thrown faster than a baseball?

no


What can be pitched faster a softball or a baseball?

Softball pitches have been measured at faster than the record baseball pitch of 104 mph.


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.


Is a softball bigger than a baseball?

Yes a softball is bigger than a baseball.


Is softball harder than baseball?

Softball is probably harder. Despite the name, a softball is harder than a baseball, and heavier (therefore harder to hit very far). Because of this, the batter must run to the base quicker as the ball will be closer. Plus, in fastpitch softball, the pitches can be as fast (or faster)than baseball pitches.


What is faster a baseball pitch or softball pitch?

In terms of actual speed, a baseball pitch is much faster then a softball pitch. However, a softball pitcher throws from a shorter distance so it often looks just as fast if not faster then a baseball pitcher.


Is a baseball bigger than a softball?

No, a standard baseball is smaller than a standard softball.


Will a baseball bounce higher than a softball?

A softball!


The major differences between baseball and softball?

softball uses a bigger ball than baseball and softball uses bigger bats than baseball.


How do softball and baseball differ?

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


Does a baseball or a softball goes further if you hit it from the same distance?

no, thethe gravity of a baseball is bigger than a softball's. so baseball has more friction than softball. hence, if you hit both of them from the same speed ,baseball will go further than softball.


How much bigger are softball fields compared to baseball fields?

Softball fields are actually much smaller than baseball fields. This makes softball a faster paced game. It also makes it so that you have to have fast reflexes to play successfully in the infield.


What is a comparison for softball and baseball?

Softballs are heavier than baseballs. The softball field is smaller than a baseball field.


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.


Can you throw a baseball or a softball faster?

A baseball can be thrown faster primarily due to size difference causing less resistance.


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.


How a baseball and softball different?

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


Can a softball be thrown faster then a baseball?

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.


Is a softball harder than a baseball?

no


What are the equipments used for softball?

same as baseball, but the actual softball is bigger in size than the baseball


Is it safe to hit a softball with a baseball bat?

completely! a softball is less hard than a baseball but a baseball bat will not harm the softball in any way


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

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


What are the different skills of softball and baseball?

in softball you throw under hand in baseball you throw over hand. usually the fields in baseball are bigger than in softball.


Is a softball smoother than a baseball?

yes


What could you do to determine whether a softball will roll down a hill faster than a basketball?

a softball becaues it has lest mass than a basketball