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2008-08-29 01:48:17
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in ASA rules yes in USSSA softball rules no


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Yes, the pitcher has to be in contact with the rubber or if not the pitch will be illegal

Yes. A pitcher must make contact with the rubber but it may be a toe, a heel, or the entire foot.

No, the pitcher only needs 1 foot in contact with the pitching rubber to start his pitch

the place where the pitcher stands.

35 feet from the tip of home to the front edge of the pitching rubber.

It's a radius of 8 feet from the center of the pitching rubber.

If the pitcher is in contact with the runner, the runner is safe if the pitcher drops the ball. If the pitcher is in contact with the rubber, it is a balk if he drops the ball.

as long as the pitcher is not on the pitching, rubber he can fake a throw to first, if he is on the rubber and does this, it is a bulk

The pitcher must have both feet on the rubber when receiving her signals and one foot must be in contact with the rubber when the ball leaves the pitcher's hand.

Radius is 8 feet with the center being 18 inches in front of pitching rubber.

In Softball, the ball is bigger, but less dense. The pitching rubber is 43 feet away from Home Plate. The bats used in Softball are smaller. The bases are 60 feet apart from each other. You cannot take a lead before the ball is released by the pitcher. The infield consists only of dirt. The Corners play up by the pitcher. Softball consists of running slaps from the left side. The fence is 200 feet from Home Plate. Softball uses an underhand pitching technique called a 'Windmill'. A softball pitcher can start and finish a game, or even pitch a double header because the pitching technique is more of a natural motion than in Baseball.In Baseball, the ball is smaller, more dense. The pitching mound is 60 ft and 6 inches from Home Plate. The bats are bigger than in Softball. It's 90 feet to each base. You can lead off the bag before the ball is pitched. There is grass in the infield and dirt in the infield. The fence is typically 300 feet from Home Plate. Baseball uses an overhand pitching motion. A baseball pitcher usually does not finish a game and is relieved by another pitcher, and requires rest after a game since the pitching motion is not as natural as the pitching technique in is mostly played by an men and softball womens.Baseball- Much smaller ball, more innings (9 instead of 7), larger outfield, different way of pitching, longer distance between bases.

From the tip or apex of the plate to the front edge of the pitching rubber.

It means to be a pitcher. The pitching rubber is called the slab. The pitcher must have his foot on the rubber when he releases a pitch and he touches it with the back of his toes, wearing a shoe, of course.

use turf and take a seven foot long piece of turf and then glue a mound down with hot glue

43 feet from front of pitching rubber to tip of home plate

It is 60 feet, 6 inches from the pitching rubber to home plate.

Mens fastpitch softball rubber is 46 feet and womens is 43 feet.

Yes that is a balk. If a pitcher makes any movement that is naturally associated with his pitch home, he must deliver a pitch to home, otherwise his movement is a balk. Even if he started his pitching motion to home and then stopped, witout throwing to first, it would be a balk. ---------- However, standing on the mound with the pivot foot in contact with the pitching rubber is not "in the act of pitching," and from that position, before he starts his pitching motion, the pitcher can throw to 1B without it being a balk.

The size of ball is 24" by 6". The circle of ball is 8' in radius with the center being 18" in front of the rubber.

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