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By: Payton Palmer Comm 1010. Baseball Vs. Softball. How Baseball Differs From Softball. Some Differences Are. Size Technique Difficulty Strategy S peed. Size & Specifications. Baseball Ball Size 9 in. circumference Bat Size & Type 42 in. or less Mostly wooden bats

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By payton palmer comm 1010

By: Payton Palmer

Comm 1010

Baseball Vs. Softball


How baseball differs from softball

How Baseball Differs From Softball


Some differences are

Some Differences Are..

  • Size

  • Technique

  • Difficulty

  • Strategy

  • Speed


Size specifications

Size & Specifications

Baseball

  • Ball Size

    • 9 in. circumference

  • Bat Size & Type

    • 42 in. or less

    • Mostly wooden bats

    • Or bb core bats

  • Field

    • Base paths (90 ft.)

    • Home run fence is 320ft at the foul polls and 400ft at center field

Softball

  • Ball Size

    • 12 in. circumference

  • Bat Size & Type

    • 34 in. or less

    • Composite bats

  • Field

    • Base paths (60 ft.)

    • Home run fence is 200ft at the foul polls and 210ft at center field


Technique

Technique

  • Pitching

    • Delivery

      • Over-hand, spin, downhill, mound is on a hill

      • 60 ft. to batter

  • Power game

    • Less bunting

    • More home runs

  • Pitching

    • Delivery

      • Under-hand, spin, mound is on flat ground

      • 43 ft. to batter

  • Small Game

    • More bunts

    • Stealing

Baseball

Softball


Is softball harder

Is Softball Harder?

  • Controversial topic

  • Shorter distance for pitching

    • Harder to recognize and adjust

  • More short game in softball than baseball


Professional ball

Professional Ball

  • Taken out of Olympics in 2005

  • MiLB

  • MLB

  • More well-known

  • Taken out of Olympics in 2005

  • National Leagues

Baseball

Softball


Conclusion

Conclusion

It’s important to have a basic understanding of sports, especially when sports are becoming more popular.


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