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Create a 5 pages page paper that discusses the difference between baseball and softball. The researcher admits that both baseball and softball use bat and ball. These two objects are considered to be the basic equipment for the games under consideration. Baseball and softball use a lot of similar rules and modes for the playing process. Pinching, scores, innings, runs, lead-offs are included in the specialties of discussed games. The interesting fact is that baseball and softball are highly similar, but small differences force to regard these games as independent kinds of sport. The invention of these games is considered to be different. still, they both have the close connection. First tries of playing with a ban and ball have been made in ancient Egypt. Baseball with a modern rule and original name has been discovered in 1839 by Abner Doubleday in the United States. This game undergoes a huge fame all around the world very quickly. People like to play baseball as it is interesting and healthy. Softball has been created in 1887 by George Hancock as a kind of an indoor baseball. This game has a lot of different names, and only in the twentieth century, it has been called softball. Through years this game becomes so popular that now it stands for the independent sport. It is important to admit that the essential difference between these two sports is considered to be pinching technique. That is remained to be a manner of throwing a ball in these games. The matter is that baseball includes overhand throwing from the mound in a pitching circle with the nine-foot radius extended. At the same time softball represents “underhand pitching from a flat pitching circle that extends to an eight-foot radius”. In addition, it is relevant to admit that pinching distance between the mound and home plate is different while mentioning baseball and softball. It corresponds to 60 feet and 6 inches in baseball, whereas in softball this distance is smaller and stays from 35 to 43 feet. It follows the idea that to perform a throw is much easier in the softball game in comparison with a pinching technique in baseball. Such difference is highly important in professional sport.