Competitive Fastpitch Softball for Girls
Just in time for the new wave of interest in women's athletics, here is a series of books teaching the basics of eight different sports that girls can play in competition, for good health, and for just plain fun. The books include current rules of the sports, brief biographies of stars in each sport, updates about professional leagues, and plenty of full-color action photographs.
Here's a fast-paced look at the world of women's softball, including examples of how to play and where to go to find a team. The author gives detailed guidance about the rules and exercises of the sport.
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advance Amateur Softball Association athletic ball back ball is caught ball is hit base stealing baseball baseman basics batter's box catch fly balls catch the ball Catchers need coach College World Series common drills competitive defensive player Dot Richardson double play dugout earned run equipment fair territory fast fastball fastpitch game fastpitch softball feet from home fielder fingers focus focused getting on base girl playing second girls learn girls to play gold medal grip ground balls grounders hand-eye coordination hardest high school teams hit the ball hitter home plate home run infield keep line drive Lisa Fernandez mental toughness national team NCAA offensive outfield pitcher and catcher play softball playing second base position Quick reflexes quickly score shortstop Softball player speed stand straight strike zone takes teammate third base throw the ball Title IX tosses the ball tournament turn at bat Women's Professional Softball women's softball
Page 63 - Monteleone, John, and Deborah Crisfield. The Louisville Slugger Complete Book of Women's Fast-Pitch Softball. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1999.