Professional Softball Player

By: Elysia Garcia


  1. “Each team is limited to 20 players, with a salary cap of $150,000” (Thomas).
  2. Mendoza said, “ Players typically earn 8,000 to 50,000 dollars a season, which runs from June to August” (Thomas).
  3. The more fans that attend to softball games the more money they get (Thomas).
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  1. “Endurance workouts three time per week in the preseason and twice per week during the season will build endurance and stamina” (Winchell).
  2. “One 30-minute bike workout each week will help reduce running-related injuries” (Winchell).
  3. “Eight to 10 sprints between home and outfield fence with a walk-back recoveries it will build up endurance and stamina” (Winchell).
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  1. Depending on your league, your bats have to be certain length, weight, and kind (Ashe-Edmunds).
  2. “Softballs come in variety of sizes, from 10 inches to 16 inches in circumference” (Ashe-Edmunds).
  3. “ Whether you play in an ASA-sponsored league or an independent association, a fast pitch softball hitter should always wear a helmet” (Ashe-Edmunds).
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Injury Prevention

  1. “Rest, ice, compression, and elevation is the first step in treating an acute injury accompanied by pain and swelling” (Softball).
  2. “ Athletes should stop playing and apply ice directly to the injured area for 20-minutes” (Softball).
  3. “After icing, an ACE bandage can be used to limit swelling” (Softball).
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  1. Ashe-Edmunds, Sam. “What Equipment Do You Need for Softball?” Livestrong. Ehow, January 23,2014. Wed. May 6, 2016. <>.

  2. “Baseball and Softball.” Healthychildren. American Academy of Pediatrics, November 21, 2015. Web. May 5, 2016. <>.

  3. Thomas, Katie. “Softball Players choose Pro League Over U.S. Team.” The New York Times. The New York Times, January 19, 2011. Web. May 6, 2016. <>.

4. Winchell, Michael.

“Exercise Plans for Softball Players.” Livestrong. Ehow, May 23, 2015. Web. May 5, 2016. <>.