Similarities between Baseball and Softball
These popular sports both use a ball, bat, and three bases on a diamond-shaped field. The object is to hit the ball and score a run. The team with the most runs wins.
1. Small, hard ball 1. Large, softer ball
2. 90-foot basepath 2. 60-foot basepath
3. Nine players per team 3. 10 players per team (slow pitch; fast pitch has nine players per team)
4. Overhand pitch 4. Underhand pitch