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  • Essay on Softball

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    Softball is a sport that is known throughout the United States and the world. Softball originated on Thanksgiving Day in Chicago in 1887. The game was actually said to have begun as an indoor game. Softball was started by a group of men who had gathered at a club to watch the Harvard vs. Yale football game. When the news came that Yale had defeated Harvard, 17-8, one Yale supporter, overcome with enthusiasm, picked up an old boxing glove and threw it at a nearby Harvard alumni, who promptly tried

  • Softball Paper

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    The History of Softball PHEC 202 Table of Contents 1. History of Softball 2. How to play Softball 3. Equipment needed to play a game. 4. Diagram of a Softball field 5. Bibliography Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Softball is one of America’s favorite pastimes. Softball is now a very popular game that originated in Chicago, but it didn’t become popular over night. The game is said the be

  • The History of Softball

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    History of Softball This paper is going to be over the topic of softball. The history of softball, how it has changed over the years as well as the creation and invention. Believe it or not softball was created by males. People consider it a women’s sport though. Softball was created in 1887 when men joined together in Chicago Farragut baseball club to listen to Harvard vs Yale football game. The inventor of indoor baseball was George Hancock. The reason it was invented it because a

  • History of Softball

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    History of Softball Many people assume that softball came about from baseball, the sport’s first game actually came about because of a football game. The history of softball dates back to Thanksgiving Day of 1887 when several alumni sat in the Chicago, IL Farragut Boat Club anxiously awaiting the outcome of the Yale vs. Harvard football game. When Yale was announced as winner, a Yale alumnus playfully threw a boxing glove at a Harvard supporter. The Harvard fan swung at the balled-up glove with

  • Volleyball vs Softball

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    Petter Tomas ENG 101 September 12th, 2011 Volleyball Vs. Softball Home run! Spike! These are some very different words that mean very different things between softball volleyball. Not only are they different but they can be alike in smaller ways also. They both deal with balls, there both sports, they are both played in the same season. Their different in sizes, both uses different equipment, and are both played very differently. When it comes to the equipment used there are no similarities

  • Descriptive Essay On Softball

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    also the first day of softball tryouts. Throwing my clothes on, brushing my hair, and grabbing my softball bag, I realized I almost forgot my backpack. All day I rarely thought about school, just the question of whether or not I would make the team. Will I be able to put softball on my college applications? I had millions of thoughts running through my head, but I refused to let my nerves defeat me. It was a scorching day at the Thomas County Central High School softball fields. The girls and

  • Softball: Baseball and Game

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    Softball is a sport that is known throughout the United States and the world. Softball originated on Thanksgiving Day in Chicago in 1887. The game was actually said to have begun as an indoor game. Softball was started by a group of men who had gathered at a club to watch the Harvard vs. Yale football game. When the news came that Yale had defeated Harvard, 17-8, one Yale supporter, overcome with enthusiasm, picked up an old boxing glove and threw it at a nearby Harvard alumni, who promptly tried

  • My Life Of Softball

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    I've been playing softball since I was 8 years old. My family always been a baseball or softball family. I have 3 sisters and 2 brothers and we all started playing at a young age. My parents signed us up to keep us out of trouble and motivated. It helped keep us busy on our boring days. Not only that but it was fun and enjoyable. Softball has always been a big part of my life. Playing softball always been a family thing, I had many challenges that I faced, and softball can really help through school

  • Baseball, Baseball And Softball

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    When it comes to Baseball and Softball, these two sports have many similarities, but yet differ in many areas of the game. It insists, “Softball is often referred to baseball for girls, with a larger ball and aa smaller diamond” (History of Softball). Even though there may be some truth about that statement, it doesn’t mean that’s the only difference between the two. When it comes down to it, both sports have specific field requirements, equipment, rules and future occupations. Baseball has special

  • Is Softball A Safe Sport?

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    Is softball a safe sport? While softball is one of high school’s safest sports according to momsteam.com, more and more players are getting hurt and here’s why. Many players are getting line drives to the head, and other parts of their body. However, they say should have been wearing a face mask while playing defense. Players of fastpitch softball need to wear a face mask because players and pitchers are having more injuries each year, and without one you are increasing risks for injuries that could

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