Did you know?

  • Softball is a fun and exciting team sport played with a bat, ball and glove  

  • The first Softball game way played with a broom handle and boxing glove tightened into a ball

  • The earliest game of Softball was played in Chicago, USA in 1887

  • Softball is played in more that 130 countries around the world

  • Softball was first played at the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996

  • The Australian Open Men’s team is called the Aussie Steelers and they are champions of the world!

  • The Australian Open Women's team is called the Aussie Spirit and they have won medals at the last 4 Olympic Games

  • The Australian Under 19 Men's team is called the Aussie Colts – they are champions of the world too – 4 times in a row! 

  • The Australian Under 19 Women's team is called the Aussie Pride and they are playing in the World Championships in South Africa next year

  • Softball is played on a diamond

  • The field is divided into the infield and the outfield

  • Each team has 9 players

  • The bullpen is where the pitchers wait and warm up during the game. I wonder how it got such a strange name?

  • The ball is pitched underarm

  • Some Softballers can pitch the ball at over 136 km per hour – that's as fast as cricketers bowl!

  • A Softball isn’t really soft at all and it’s harder to hit than a baseball

  • A team wins when it scores more runs than the other team. To score a run you have to get around 1st base, 2nd base, 3rd base to home plate before the other side gets you out.

  • Everyone can play!

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Milton Park is OPEN.

 

* Please refer to the Softball Campbelltown Facebook page for more advice on ground conditions and closures etc.

 

* For the latest updates instantly, download and set up TeamApp on your smart phone and search for Softball Campbelltown.

 

*REP APPLICATION FORMS for SC OFFICIALS & PLAYERS:

Please click this link below for all the current application forms related to Softball Campbelltown REP players and officials. For those interested in playing or being an official, please download and print the appropriate form, fill it out and submit it at the Milton Park control room OR they or may be scanned and emailed to sc_reps@outlook.com

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