Softball's History

by: Alexandra Vargas

The Start

Softball started on Thanksgiving day in 1887 , originating from Boating , Boxing , and Football. The sport became popular that winter , and was made to get baseball players warmed up before games.

The Sport Growing

Over time Softball began to spread throughout the mid-west. It soon became a very popular sport with more than 25 million active players today.
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