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Is Your Softball Team Ready for Summer?

Summer, for many people, marks the return of outdoor sports. Casual games of volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball, and softball start up once more among friends and coworkers alike. Recreational leagues with organized teams also begin to sprout up once again. This includes the ever-popular rec softball leagues for men, women, and children alike. Is your […]

The Long History of Various Softball Sizes

The game of softball as we know it began on Thanksgiving Day in 1887. A group of Yale and Harvard graduates were gathered in Chicago to follow the annual football game between their two schools via ticker tape. As the playful jibes were flowing between the alumni, someone started throwing around a boxing glove – […]

History of Softball

The history of softball spans all the way back to 1887 and began in a way that you wouldn’t expect. The game did not directly derive from the game of baseball, either. The sport that did kickstart its creation? Football. I know, we thought it was weird as well. The story of its roots isn’t […]