In 1887, Indoor Baseball was created. As the game gained in popularity, it was moved outdoors and the name changed to Softball due to the softer balls used back in the 1920’s. KNLL runs a Fastpitch Softball program for girls. While there are similarities to Baseball, there are key differences between the rules.
To assist coaches, umpires, and parents quickly find the key differences between the two sports we have created this expanded FAQ area.
- Registration and Team Formation
- What does it take to be a Manager or Coach?
- 2021 All Star FAQ Final
- Year-round Softball Opportunities through KNLL and Little League
- Base Running Rules
- Pitching Rules
- 15/10 Rule
- HIt by Pitch Rule
- Obstruction Explained
- Offensive Interference Explained
Softball Equipment Guide