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We believe that every softball player deserves the best chance to succeed, and we understand that the right equipment is crucial. This list includes everything you need to take your game to the next level. If you’re unsure about what gear is right for your daughter, don't hesitate to ask. Our knowledgeable team is happy to help you every step of the way.

What year was softball created?

It dates back to 1887, more precisely Thanksgiving Day in Chicago, Illinois, a city where softball originated. The Farragut Boat Club in Chicago was a host to a gathering to hear the winner of a football game between Yale University and Harvard University.

Where was softball meant to be played?

 Softball was then called “indoor baseball” and it was meant to be played by baseball players during the winter season to help them be in shape. The game was firstly played only indoors and a year later was played outdoors as well.

What year was the USA Softball Association founded?

The USA Softball (formerly ASA – Amateur Softball Association) was founded in 1933 and is now one of the largest governing bodies for softball in the USA having over 2 million players.

As the premier organization for softball in the United States, the USA Softball Association is proud to offer a downloadable version of their Rule Book. This will be a great resource for coaches, players, and fans of the game.


Our mission is to make softball accessible and enjoyable for everyone, and by providing our Rule Book for download, we are taking another step toward achieving that goal.  today!

Rule Book 

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