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Well first of all rubber is chosen to be in a softball so that it can be harder to hit and safer if the ball was to hit you up side the head. So that's why rubber is chosen to be in a softball.

ANSWER - it would not get damaged a lot

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Is the rubber closer to the plate in womens fastpitch softball than mens fastpitch softball?

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43 feet

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