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History[edit]. First photo ... The earliest known softball game was played in Chicago, Illinois on ... The name "softball" dates back to 1926.

The History Of Softball. Who Invented Softball? - Athletic Scholarships


The history of softball dates back to Thanksgiving Day of 1887, when several alumni sat in the Chicago, Illinois Farragut Boat Club, anxiously awaiting the ...

History of Softball - Softball Performance


History of Softball - How the sport was invented and evolved over the years.

History of Softball | iSport.com


What was created as a sport played only by men has grown into a worldwide phenomenon. Dive into the past with this guide, and uncover the history of softball.

Amazon.com: Fastpitch: The Untold History of Softball and the ...


Editorial Reviews. Review. "A fascinating look at the little-known story of fastpitch softball, and the women who dedicated themselves to it for the love of the game ...

The History of Women's Softball | LIVESTRONG.COM


Jul 14, 2015 ... Softball originated in Chicago, with the first official women's team being organized in 1895, approximately eight years after the game was ...

The Rules And History Of Softball


THE RULES AND SHORT HISTORY OF SOFTBALL. Softball was created inside the Farragut Boat Club on a wintry, blustery day in November, 1887, in Chicago,  ...

Slow Pitch Softball History Definition Page - Angelfire


Welcome to the Official explanation of "The Birth of Softball" as written by Bill Plummer III, Manager of the National Softball Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, OK.

Softball's Origins -- An Illustrated History Of Softball - MLB - About.com


An brief, illustrated history of the game of softball, from its origins as an indoor alternative to baseball in the winter to today.

HISTORY OF SOFTBALL – Page 1 of 2 | Court & Field Dimension ...


Apr 9, 2015 ... When we consider the history of softball, it's easy to see how the game developed as the younger sibling of baseball. What might not be quite ...

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In 1887, a group of twenty young men had gathered in the Farragut Boat Club gym in order to hear the Harvard-Yale football game. After Yale's victory, a man ...

The History of Softball - International Softball Federation


The sport that we know today as 'softball' is said to have begun - indoors, actually - in 1887 on Thanksgiving Day in Chicago. A group of men had gathered ...

Softball: Rules and History of Softball - findingDulcinea


Links to Web sites covering the rules and history of softball.