Here’s a list of five softball facts you may not have known. Use it at the next trivia night and impress all of your friends… Or just check it out for fun.
Remember, Summer Softball Leagues start up on June 21 at Midwest Sport and Social Complex. Sign your team up and try to outpitch Eddie Feigner (just for pride’s sake).
1. Softball was created by George Hancock in Chicago on Thanksgiving Day, 1887.
2. The 2000 U.S. Olympic team had its 112 game win streak broken by a 2-1 loss to Japan.
3. Olympic Records held by the U.S.: