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Informative Essay On Softball

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The sport I chose to talk about is softball. Softball was created in 1887 on Thanksgiving in Chicago. This occurred after waiting for the results of the football game between Yale and Harvard. When softball was first created it was only played by men. Now, softball is an organized sport played by both men and women all over the world. Over 5.9 million girls from ages six to seventeen play this sport. When softball was first played it was played with bigger balls that were approximately had a 16 inch circumference, that is 7 inches bigger than what we use today, and smaller bats. The ball was soft and big enough that it did not have to be played with a glove. In today’s day and age it is played with a rather small ball and a big bat that can
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