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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Softball

Softball is a variant of baseball played with a larger ball on a smaller field. It was invented in 1887 in Chicago, Illinois, United States as an indoor game. It was at various times called indoor baseball, mush ball, playground, softball ... Despite the name, the ball used in softball is not very soft. It is about 12 in (30.5 cm) in ...

sportcultures.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/why-is-it-called-softball-2

Mar 20, 2014 ... But why is it that the ball is called soft when that is not even close to the .... the aspects such as male genitalia and the functions they can do with ...

sportcultures.wordpress.com/2014/02/20/why-is-it-called-softball

Feb 20, 2014 ... The obvious difference between a baseball and softball is the size of the ball. But why is it that the ball is called soft when that is not even close to the case? Does the ball derive it's name from the cultural and gender politics ...

www.davisenterprise.com/sports/whats-so-soft-about-a-softball

Apr 7, 2011 ... I've often pondered why the game of softball is called what it is. The ball ... And, it did, but not before my shins had taken a beating. ... This got me thinking, why are softballs called softballs, when they are so darned hard? I did ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why+Do+They+Call+a+Softball+Soft&v=-FtdXuHQvAM
Oct 8, 2017 ... The name softball was given to the game in 1926, because ball used be soft it is called of method pitch and larger size. A sport for extremely ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_do_they_call_softball_softball_but_yet_the_balls_are_hard

Ball is hard on outside,but the core is soft,not allowing it to travel as far and fast as a baseball,hence the name Softball.

www.nytimes.com/2014/06/07/opinion/is-softball-sexist.html

Jun 6, 2014 ... No college scholarships lie ahead, as they do in softball. Without the development of skills and talent at the high school and college level, ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=softball

A sport for extremely competitive girls. They would do anything to catch the ball. Softball is NOT a lesbian sport or a sport for the fat. So what the sport is slow at ...

www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4675763

Jun 2, 2005 ... "Despite what they achieved, they never got the recognition they ... about baseball is this: Why do women play softball and men play baseball?