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Softball is a team sport similar to baseball. It differs in two main aspects - the pitch is an underarm toss rather than the overarm or side-arm throwing action of a baseball pitcher's, and the ball is larger, softer, and less dense.

It is played by both genders socially. Elite competition is mainly the province of women, for whom it is an Olympic sport. The United States is the home of both competitive and social softball, with Australia their main rivals.

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