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As a former pitcher of 11 years, my favorite pitch was a drop ball. It's entirely different from Baseball not only in the fact that softball pitches underhand, but also the way you hold the ball and where your release is. I can't effictively describe how to hold the ball or where to release it without a visual for an example, but I can tell you if the pitch is corectly done, it will be slightly off-speed (slower in order to throw the batter off) and the pitch will drop right when it gets in front of the batter, causing them to swing and miss. There are several different pitching styles, so this drop ball may not match up with the way others throw it. I'm giving you an explanation for what worked for me.

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Q: If a pitcher pitches a drop ball in soft ball what does this mean?
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