How should the ball be pitched in softball?
The ball should be pitched with a movement from below. While the hand should be lower than the hip and the elbow not farther from the body than at a distance of a fist.
Movement from below
Movement from above
As pitcher wants to
What should be necessarily followed when pitching?
Before pitching, the pitcher's both hands should touch the ball. The Pitcher should firmly stand on the pitcher's plate and when pitching he should take a step forward.
When pitching the pitcher should take a step forward
Before pitching, the pitcher's both hands should touch the ball
The pitcher should pitch the ball with two hands
The pitcher should give a jump when pitching
Before pitching, the pitcher should stand on the point with both feet
What is a strikeout?
The batter is out if he racks up three strikes during a time at bat. This is called a strikeout.
The pitcher pitches wrong
The ball lands outside of the field
The batter bats the serve three times
The batter racks up three strikes
What is a fly ball?
An offensive player can be out if the batter hits the batted ball into the air above the outfield and it will be caught by a defensive player before it touches the ground. This is called a fly ball and out is known as fly-out.
A batter ball flies away from the field
Wrong serve by the pitcher
The ball is caught by a defensive player if it was hit into the air above the outfield
The catcher catches the ball into the trap when the batter misses
Where is the catcher's position?
The catcher squats behind the batter and tries to catch the ball thrown to him by the pitcher. He also tries to catch the balls, which fielders throw him during the kickoff in order to prevent the runner hit a home run and earn a point.
Next to the pitcher
From the left edge of the field
Behind the batter
On the 2nd base
What task does the shortstop have?
Shortstop is a position between 2 and 3 base. His main task is to grab any balls, which go to this area.
Passing caught balls to infielders
Catching balls getting into the area of 1 base
Grabbing any balls going to his zone
Striking running by players out
Can a team have more than 9 players?
Like in baseball, there are at least 9 players in each team. This number can vary from 9 to 12 (depending on the league level), but, as a rule, there are only 9 players from each party.
What type of boots is forbidden in softball?
Only boots with plastic or rubber studs are used when playing softball. Metal details on the sole are forbidden by the rules. Using these shoes could do an opponent an injury during sliding toward bases.
Boots with plastic studs
Boots with rubber studs
Boots with metal studs
How many innings are in softball?
Duration is limited with 7 innings and not 9 like in baseball
What is the difference of a softball bat from a baseball one?
The bat is bigger in thickness but shorter in length.
It' shorter and thicker
It's longer and more narrow
It's always red
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