Baseball is a sport played by two teams, each seeking to gain the upper hand by alternating batting or attack and fielding or defense on nine innings or sleeves. The winner is determined by the number of races, or points, owned at the end of the 9th round. Each team consists of nine players (this number can be increased to 10 if the game is played according to the rules of the designated batter), a manager, coaches, and alternate players. These can come into play to replace another player; however, if he leaves the game, a player can no longer return to the game. When batting, the batter, a player on the attacking team, tries to hit the ball thrown by the pitcher, a player on the defending team. If the batter hits the ball successfully, he/she becomes a base runner. The runner’s goal is to run from first base to second, third to marble to score a point. Another way to score is to send the ball to an area called home run territory, located more than 100 m from the field.; this allows the drummer a free run on the bases. At the fielding, the goal of the defensive team is to prevent the offensive team from reaching the plate by eliminating the batters and runners. If the defense team succeeds in eliminating three players from the opposing team, the teams switch their roles, and the defense team becomes the attacking team.
Softball is a sport played by two teams of nine players. The rules are similar to baseball. Each unit comes into play either in attack or defense, and the game begins when the referee shouts, ” Play ball.” When three players are eliminated, the team that was attacking in the first half of the inning moves to defense in the second half, so one inning ends at the end of the second period. The game ends at the end of the seventh set; however, if there is a tie then the game continues until a winner is determined. The extra rounds, starting on the eighth, are the tiebreakers and are played according to the tie break rules, in which the runners start running from second base. The two significant differences with baseball are the style of the pitches and the size of the field. The ball must be thrown “from below”. As for the size of the area, the mound and the marble are 13.11 m apart, the distances between the bases is 18.29 m, finally, the distance separating the center of the statue at the outer fence is 67.06 m (these dimensions are respectively 18.44 m, 27.431 m, and 76.199 m or more for baseball). It can be said from these dimensions that it is a reasonably compact terrain.
The fascinating aspect of baseball is that if the attack and defense are done by the same players, the impression they give the spectators is very different depending on the role they play, to the point that they seem to practice a completely different sport. For example, pitchers can look like javelin pitchers, defenders look like goaltenders, and runners look like sprinters. Of all these characteristics, the most interesting is the battle between the spirits of the batter and the pitcher. A baseball weighs 145 grams and is as hard as Stone. The best pitchers throw these balls at speeds exceeding 150 km / h, directly into the designated take zone with extremely accurate control. They can also throw slow effects shots, which reach speeds of up to 120 km/h with difficulty, leaving the batters disoriented. Batters should not miss a shot, allow shots arriving towards the Take area and the catcher, or hit a ricochet directly into the catcher’s gloves. Making one of these errors three times in a row on a single bat is called a “three strikes withdrawal,” and means that the batter has lost. However, the best drummers can determine the type of throw in a fraction of a second. Thus, when they successfully hit the ball with the proper batting part, they can send the ball over a distance of more than a hundred meters, into the circuit hit area. It is during these moments that the drummer is the happiest. Pulling a home run requires enormous concentration, careful observation, incredible reflexes, excellent vision, and an extremely powerful batting. By attending a baseball game, or even the game as a contest between extremely talented athletes will ensure an increase in fun.
The smaller size of the field gives softball the most interesting of its characteristics: the complexity and speed of the game. During the windmill movement below, during which the pitcher rotates his arm to give momentum to the ball, he can throw not only fastballs but also to provide them with effects and to throw uphill balls, downhill balls, curved balls or changeups. The rising shots suddenly change their upward trajectory just before entering the strike zone. This type of throw is only observed in softball, not baseball. In addition, with the mound about five meters closer to home than in baseball, pitching speeds can exceed 120 km/s. Being the batter in baseball against these pitches would be equivalent to facing balls thrown at 170 km/s. Thus, the attractions of softball are the battle between the spirits of the batter and the pitcher, and the impressive speed at which the game is played.