Tag Archives: slowpitch

Why you need the right softball apparel

Sports are one of the absolute best things about summer. Pickup basketball in the driveway, games of catch in the backyard, or softball games at the nearest park diamond are all popular activities. Getting outside and enjoying the weather with friends is all that matters! Softball is a somewhat unique sport in all of this. […]

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 […]