Asked in History of Sports, Softball, John Hancock
Where was George Hancock the inventor of softball born?
George Hancock was born on March 6, 1846 in Gregorington, Virgina he died in a conew on August 12, 1956 ...
Asked in History of Sports, Softball
How old was George Hancock when he invented softball?
George Hancock invented the game of softball in 1887 which was played on Thanksgiving Day of that year. He was born on September 10th 1849. This made him 38 years old when he invented the game. ...
Asked in Inventions, History of Sports
When was the inventor of softball born?
In 1887, George Hancock, a reporter for Chicago Board of Trade, invented softball. He invented the game as a form of indoor baseball on a cold winter day inside the warm Farragut Boat Club. Softball Softball is a variant of baseball and a popular participant sport, particularly in the United States. It is generally agreed that softball developed from a game called indoor baseball, first played in Chicago. Hope this helped PEACE OUT :D ...