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Could i use a baseball mitt to play softball?

I'm playing softball this year and i don't have a glove but i don't know what to buy.

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bwrussell (author)2012-04-23

When trying gloves grab a softball off the shelf and see if it fits comfortably in the pocket. Most baseball gloves will work fine for softball, especially if it's not ultra-competitive. Just find a glove that fits your hand and that can close on a softball regardless of what it says its for.

lemonie (author)2012-04-21

I don't know... can you catch a softball like you can catch a baseball? (have you tried it?)


canucksgirl (author)2012-04-20

The only difference between a baseball glove and a softball glove is that a softball glove is bigger. So if you don't have a glove, get one for softball. There are many places that sell used sports equipment (if cost is a factor).

iceng (author)canucksgirl2012-04-21