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because who ever invented the sport wanted it to be that way i guess

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What is the difference between softball and baseball scoring?

In Softball you play with a big ball and on baseball you play with a smaller ball.


How big is softball regulation ball?

12 inch circumference


How big is a slowpitch softball?

Generally for softball you use a 12 inch ball. The younger age groups will use an 11 inch ball.


Why is softball called softball?

Although Softballs are hard, they used to be an alternative to baseball for those who wanted a softer ball. It was big, soft, and squishy. The softball was then changed to a harder ball but the name stuck.


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.


What weighs more a softball or tennis ball?

A softball weighs more. A tennis ball is smaller that a softball and is hollow. A softball is larger and it is not hollow, making the softball heavier than the tennis ball.


What ball has a greater density softball or soccer ball?

A softball is more dense than a soccer ball.


How many seams are there on a softball?

there is one big one that goes all around the ball


How is softball different from baseball?

softball has a bigger ball and despite its name, the official softball is the same hard as a baseball also, the ball is pitched underarm in softball


Why did they name softball softball?

They named it softball because the game of softball was derived from Baseball. The baseball had a hard core whereas the softball has a soft core, so they named it softball. Although the ball is not softball the core of the ball is soft.


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.


Why did they name the softball?

They named it softball because the game of softball was derived from baseball. The baseball had a hard core whereas the softball has a soft core, so they named it softball. Although the ball is not softball the core of the ball is soft.


What is a ball not hardball?

softball


What is a ball in play called in softball?

a fair ball.


Is it harder to hit a soccer ball or softball?

I think it is harder to hit a soccer ball because one a softball is soft and a softball is threw soft


What is the definition of mush ball?

It is a synonym for softball. Or another word for softball.


Why is a softball big?

A softball is big because it is easier to see,hit,and catch.


What are the differences between softball and kickball?

In kickball, the ball is rolled down to home plate and you have to kick the ball. In softball, the ball is thrown underhand and you have to hit it with your bat. Sometimes in kickball, you can get pegged which is when they chuck the ball and you, in softball that's not allowed. Also in kickball, the ball is made of rubber, in softball its much harder and dangerous.


What is the ball that is not soo hard?

softball


How is the ball picthed in softball?

underhanded.


How big is a softball in cm?

A softball is about 1000m in width!


What are the fouls in a softball game?

fly ball, dead ball


What ball bounces hightest tennis ball softball basketball?

Tennis ball


Why is a softball called a softball?

Because it is less dense than a hard ball.


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.