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Softball is a team sport played by both males and females, though it is considered by many to be a female sport. It is a direct descendant of the predominantly male sport of baseball, and the rules of both sports remain quite similar.

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There are three general forms of softball: slow pitch, modified pitch and fast pitch.

Softball is a sport in which skill plays a significant part, however a high level of fitness is required to perform at the elite level.


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Softball is more than just a female version of baseball (see the differences). There is slow pitch and fast pitch (which is at the Olympics). There is lots of softball equipment you can buy, too.

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