"This is a very simple game. You throw the ball, you catch the ball, you hit the ball." - Bull Durham
This section covers the basics of how to play. This is only the briefest of introductions to an enormous subject. It includes an overview of the main rules of the game, four main playing areas, Fielding, Pitching, Batting and Base running, and a few notes about playing equipment:
NB: There are a number of videos embedded within these pages that are primarily about fast pitch softball or baseball, they are included here because the basic techniques are common to all three sports so 99% of the information within them is valid for slowpitch.