August 28 2009 Softball Newsletter
Scorekeeping a Sacrifice Play
Sacrifice the time to learn how to correctly score the sacrifice play! If you're a baseball scorer, be advised -- the sacrifice score book rules are slightly different for ASA softball than for baseball!
The History of Softball (1887-1900)
Did you know that softball was created after a football game at a rowing club with a boxing glove as a ball and was played indoors? Neither did I! This is the first of a series of time lines that tell the history of softball.
Scorekeeping an Infield Hit
In softball, most of the action occurs in the infield, so understanding how to score a ball that is hit in the infield is a big step toward becoming an "ol' pro" at scorekeeping. This article covers the basics.
Here are the most recent Reviews from the past week:
2 Stars: "Softball Skills & Drills" by Judi Garman
1 Star: Schutt Striker II Hitting Trainer
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