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It is called Short Stop because it is a short distance and they help out everyone in their position......(:

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Who is the player in softball that plays between 2nd and 3rd base?

Its called short-stop


What is the most popular position in softball?

I would have to say short stop


What is a short stop in softball?

the spot between 3rd base and 2nd base


How many infield position softball?

Y pitcher, catcher, first, second, short stop, third


What are the seven infield positions called in softball?

there is 1st, 2nd, short stop, 3rd, pitcher, catcher= infield and then center field, left field and right field are play by outfielders


What are the infield positions of Softball?

1st Baseman 2nd Baseman 3rd Baseman Pitcher Catcher Short Stop Batter


What is the name of the back stop in softball?

A back stop


What does a short stop do in softball?

A short stop is the position between 3rd & 2nd .The short stop is just like the second baseman ,but cover the base only when the ball is on the 1st base side .It also backs up 3rd base and act as a cut off for the out field.


What are positions 1 through 6 called in softball?

1=Pitcher 2=Catcher 3=First Base 4=Second Base 5=Third Base 6=Short Stop


Why is the softball called a softball?

A softball is called a softball because its core is soft and sponge like. The outside is definately not soft but the core is!


Why is the softball called the softball?

A softball is called a softball because its core is soft and sponge like. The outside is definately not soft but the core is!


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.


Who are the officials called in softball games?

Officials in softball are called umpries


What are umpires called in softball?

Umpires are called umpires in both baseball and softball.


When was the game of softball actually called softball?

1942


What is the softball playing field called?

A softball field.


Is there an extra fielder in softball?

short center


What was softball first called?

They called softball mushball, because the first softball game was played with a "mushy" taped up boxing glove.


When is the short stop the cut off person in softball?

when the ball is hit to the left fielder or goes into center field on the shortstops side of second base


What are six different positions a person can play on a softball field?

Pitcher, Catcher, 1st base, 2nd base, 3rd base or short stop


How many positions are on a softball field?

there is actually 9. pitcher,catcher,first,second,short stop, third, left feilder,right feilder, center


Who are the softball participants?

there is a short stop, a catcher, a pitcher, a first baseman, second baseman, third baseman, left fielder, center fielder, and a right fielder.


What is inside of a softball?

The inside of a softball is made of cork. Even though it is called a softball, it is not soft at all. Take it from me :)


Why is a softball called a softball?

Because it is less dense than a hard ball.


What do you call a softball throw?

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