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The Softball Channel’s Fastpitch Blog

Japan: The Great Softball Caper

Is Softball Being Uprooted & Relocated Across the Pacific?
By SpartanIlliniCub
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Japan is systematically stealing the game of fastpitch softball from the USA. It is taking the USA’s medals, its potential to host the 2016 Olympic Games, the title as the sport’s biggest advocate, its top players, and its pro softball league. Japan is winning the […]

Windmill Wallop

How Much Strain Does the Windmill Motion Place on Pitchers?
By SpartanIlliniCub
TSC Contributor
 
It is often said the windmill motion used by fastpitch softball pitchers is easier on the arm than the overhand motion of baseball pitchers. Fastpitch pitchers are allowed to pitch much more often than baseball pitchers, and fastpitch pitchers don’t seem to be as […]