Can You Pitch Overhand in Softball? Unraveling the Rules!

In the vast world of sports, softball stands out like a shimmering diamond on a sunlit field. It’s more than just baseball’s close relative; it’s a game with its own identity, rhythm, and quirks. One of the most captivating facets of softball is its distinctive style of pitching – a whirl of arms that ends … Read more

How fast do College Softball Pitchers throw? (D1/D2/D3)

You might be a current softball player with aspirations to play at the college level once you finish high school. Or – on the other hand – you might be someone watching a game of college softball and wonder how good the players are. When it comes to pitching, one of the most common questions … Read more

What does PO mean in Softball Stats? (Examples included)

Softball is a fast-paced and exciting sport that requires quick reflexes, coordination, and strategic thinking. As with any sport, there are numerous statistics that measure a player’s performance. One statistic that stands out a bit from the crowd is the Put Out (or PO for short). If you are new to softball, you may be … Read more

How many different pitches are in Softball? (Complete list)

For those new to softball – you might think that there is only one type of pitch. You know the one. The fast underhand pitch that everyone sees when they think of a softball pitcher. But if only things were so simple for hitters. After all baseball has many different types of pitches and variation … Read more

What is a Slapper in Softball? (Purpose Explained)

Depending on your level of experience with softball, you may have heard some terms like “slap hitter” or “slapper” tossed around. The problem is – you probably aren’t exactly sure what a slapper is and what purpose they have. As you will see in this article – the slapper is a unique hitter that doesn’t … Read more