Throw,Catch, It's A Softball!

By: Michaela Woelfel

Softball season is coming up! Buy your softballs!

  • Softball was created in 1895 and was first called Kittenball or, Indoor Baseball.
  • The first tournament was in 1933
  • Softball became an Olympic sport in 1996
  • If you like softball you can thank Lewis Robey because, he created the sport!
Softball by Tage Olsin This image has a creative commons license

More Info!

  • After WWII many high schools and colleges added softball to their sport's programs.
  • Now today, there are more than 220,000 softball teams!