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Softball . By: Justine. HOMEPLATE. You can run through home plate and not be out (same goes for baseball). 1 st base . You can also run through 1 st base just like home plate Good catchers are good for 1 st base. 2 nd base .

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Softball

Softball

By: Justine


Homeplate

HOMEPLATE

  • You can run through home plate and not be out (same goes for baseball)


1 st base

1st base

  • You can also run through 1st base just like home plate

  • Good catchers are good for 1st base


2 nd base

2nd base

  • The 2nd base woman needs to be 1 foot away from the base for a fair game


3 rd base

3rd base

  • The 3rd base woman has to be like 2nd, 1 foot away


Pitchers mound

Pitchers mound

  • The mound is flat not like a bump. Baseball’s mound is like a bump. NOT SOFTBALL


M easurments

Measurments

  • Kids under 10 : bases are 55ft (16.77 meters)

  • Home plate and pitchers mound:35ft (10.67 meters)

  • Edge of the outfield: 150ft (43.77meters)

  • An adult field : 265ft (80.77meters)

  • Batters box: 7ft long 3ft wide


Innings

Innings

  • There are 7 innings in softball there are 9 in base ball

  • When you have had a chance to bat and score that is 1 inning


The slides

The slides

  • There are 5 slides:

  • Bent leg (used for young players)

  • Stand up

  • Decoy

  • Hook

  • Head first


Throwing and catching

Throwing and Catching

  • Your body should be toward the target you are throwing at when throwing

  • Over hand throwing goes long distances

  • Relay throw is also called “hitting the cut off man”

  • You need to move under a fly ball to catch it


Softball

Bat

3 parts of a bat

  • Knob

  • Reach

  • Barrel

    3 grips for a bat

  • Power

  • Regular

  • Choke


Softball history

Softball History

  • The first game: 1887

  • Had many names: kittenball, Mushball, Indoor-Outdoor, Playgroundball, and more

  • In 1926 it was named softball

  • 1933 was the year a meeting was held to set the rules


Players

Players

  • There are 9 players on a team if fewer than that team has to forfiet


Infielders

Infielders

  • They defend the area around the bases


Outfielders

Outfielders

  • These individuals “back up” the infielders


Equipment

Equipment

  • The equipment used in softball are: gloves, mits, batting helmets, and catchers protective equpiment


Pitch

Pitch

  • The wind up pitch is the most used in the sport


The reasoning

The reasoning

  • The reason I chose softball is because I love the sport


Questions

Questions

  • Does anyone have any questions?


The end

The end

hope you enjoyed my power point about my nonfiction report, softball

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