Softball has been around given that a male named George Hancock initially developed the game in 1887 in Chicago. It took over 100 years, but women’s quick pitch softball became an Olympic occasion in 1996.The rapid pitch is various from the looping, relaxed pitch frequently made use of in recreational softball organizations. This is slower compared to baseball, yet certainly much faster than the meandering sluggish pitch game.
The first softball, a spur of the moment production because of the long-ago initial game, was a boxing handwear cover connected right into the form of a ball. Today’s softball is 12″ in diameter, significantly bigger compared to the typical base round at 9″, and all white. Softball is in fact a misnomer, as the ball utilized in the game is no softer compared to a baseball, just bigger.