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Like baseball, softball is derived from the English game of rounders. At The Olympics, it's a women only sport.
Here's our indispensable guide.
The main differences are that the softball is larger than a baseball, and the game is played with a smaller bat. Unlike baseball, the pitcher throws the ball underarm.
Don't be fooled by the name - a softball is anything but soft!
If you want to have a go or find a club near you, the British Softball Federation is the best place to start.
British Softball Federation