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Nicole’s Genius Hour
Softball
How did Softball begin?
The first game of softball happened because of a football game.
Thanksgiving Day in 1887: Yale vs....
Rules

Rules defined by the international softball federation states:
Nine players on the field

Infield: Catcher, Pitcher...
Olympics!
It first became an Olympic sport in 1996

It was the first time in 69 years an Olympic sport has been
removed in...
Softballs & Baseballs
When people play softball, they use a 12 inch ball
When people play baseball they use a 9 inch ball
Famous Softball Players
Jennie Finch is a very famous softball player and is known for her
pitching. One fact it that she ...
Thanks for Watching!

BY: Nicole Graham 6-CS
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Softball Genius Hour

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Softball Genius Hour

  1. 1. Nicole’s Genius Hour Softball
  2. 2. How did Softball begin? The first game of softball happened because of a football game. Thanksgiving Day in 1887: Yale vs. Harvard Equipment used: boxing glove and a broom handle Reporter: “Play ball!” …..and the rest is history!
  3. 3. Rules Rules defined by the international softball federation states: Nine players on the field Infield: Catcher, Pitcher, 1st base, 2nd base, Shortstop, 3rd base Outfield: Right field, Left field, Center field Team with the most runs wins Pitcher throws the ball under hand to the plate
  4. 4. Olympics! It first became an Olympic sport in 1996 It was the first time in 69 years an Olympic sport has been removed in the Olympics They had a vote recently on weather or not they should put softball back in the 2020 Olympics, sadly they voted no that softball will not be in the Olympics in 2020. Softball got removed from the Olympics because the United States dominated every year in the Olympics
  5. 5. Softballs & Baseballs When people play softball, they use a 12 inch ball When people play baseball they use a 9 inch ball
  6. 6. Famous Softball Players Jennie Finch is a very famous softball player and is known for her pitching. One fact it that she pitched for the USA team in the Olympics in 2004 and 2008. Cat Osterman is a very famous person too. She is also known for her pitching. One fact is that she plays for the USSSA Pride softball team. Keilani Ricketts is a famous softball player and is known for her pitching. One fact is that she plays for the USSSA Pride softball team too. Crystal Bustos is a famous softball player too. One fact about her is that her batting average is 400.
  7. 7. Thanks for Watching! BY: Nicole Graham 6-CS

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