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Discussion: WHAT IS IT?

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May 4, 2013
68 posts

Is slow pitch softball a SPORT or GAME?

May 4, 2013
Men's 60
544 posts
0...both....thanks, ken
May 4, 2013
Full Monty
83 posts

I would venture to say that because Fast Pitch Softball and Baseball are played in High Schools, Colleges and appeared in the Olympics, that they are recognized as sports. Leaving Slow Pitch Softball to be considered a game.

May 4, 2013
Olden Slow
Men's 65
197 posts
Been to several pro events...Most are called ballgames..."Take me out to the ballsport"....Just doesn't have the same ring to it..:-o)
May 5, 2013
Men's 60
544 posts clarify "both"....overall a sport...but you go to watch a game....thanks, ken
May 5, 2013
Men's 65
601 posts

1) Physical activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and
often engaged in competitively.

2) A particular form of this activity.

3) An activity involving physical exertion and skill that is governed by a
set of rules or customs and often undertaken competitively.

4) An active pastime; recreation.



1) An activity providing entertainment or amusement; a pastime: party
games; word games.

a) A competitive activity or sport in which players contend with
each other according to a set of rules: the game of basketball;
the game of gin rummy.

b) A single instance of such an activity: We lost the first game.

c) GAMES: An organized athletic program or contest: track-and-field
games; took part in the winter games. [like the Olympics]

d) A period of competition or challenge: It was too late in the game
to change the schedule of the project.

a) The total number of points required to win a game: One hundred
points is game in bridge.

b) The score accumulated at any given time in a game: The game is
now 14 to 12.

4) The equipment needed for playing certain games: packed the children's
games in the car.

5) A particular style or manner of playing a game: improved my tennis
game with practice.

[there are more meanings to "game" but they are not relevent]



1) An activity or interest pursued outside one's regular occupation
and engaged in primarily for pleasure.
May 5, 2013
Men's 65
601 posts
This ^^^^^^^ should clear it right up..........
May 5, 2013
121 posts

Now I understand????

May 6, 2013
21 posts
clear as Mud.
May 6, 2013
62 posts
It's a sickness!! We got it bad......
May 6, 2013
Bubble Gum
118 posts
Does this make sense?

SPORT: Baseball
GAME: Tigers vs Marlins

SPORT: Football
GAME: 49'ers vs Cowboys
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