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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

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    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

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    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

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    Quitting In Softball

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    Fastpitch softball is a game of mental precision. It has its ups and downs. One game, you may feel as if you are unstoppable. While the following game may send you crying the entire car ride home. Even the rush of hitting a home run or the excitement of pitching a no-hitter, are no match for the mental games that always seem to follow a disappointing play. There are moments in each athlete’s softball career in which this disappointment becomes too much. It swallows them completely and consequently

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    The History Of Softball

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    Softball was born in 1887 in Chicago and was played in an indoor field. Is like baseball but played with a bigger ball and in a smaller field. George Hancock is credited as the father and inventor of softball for all the evolutions that he made on the ball and the bat. On the other side the Farragut Club set the rules for the game in 1889. One interesting thing that I found is that softball was kind of make it for baseball players in order to stay in shape and maintain their skills during winter

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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

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    How To Play Softball

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    Softball is a sport that has gotten more competitive and popular over the years. Today there is two types of softball, slow pitch and fast pitch. Softball was created when a group of college kids wanted a sport that was similar to baseball but you could play it indoors. When softball continued to grow in number the sport moved to indoor facilities and small outdoor fields. Baseball and softball are very similar but in softball the ball is bigger, the bats are larger in diameter, and the pitch is

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    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

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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

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    Baseball Verses Softball Some would say baseball and softball are the same but these two sports, although, they are very much alike, they have very distinct differences. They each have their very own traits that make them unique. Both baseball and softball are very competitive sports that the players take very seriously and are equally very entertaining to watch. Did you know that baseball is considered to be America’s favorite pastime? If you’re ready, let us dive in and find out what makes baseball

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