Below is a list of softball terms with a general description based on terms commonly asked about within our league. To clarify these terms, please check with your coach (or umpire or other ASA representative) as appropriate.
|ASA||Amateur Softball Association||EDGFSA||East Dekalb Girls Fastpitch Softball Association|
Rules of Play
|dropped third strike rule||rule of play applied where batter swings and misses the ball (as a third strike) and catcher fails to catch the ball|
|infield fly rule||rule of play applied where runners are at least on 1st and 2nd bases and a fair fly ball (not line drive/bunt) is hit which can be caught by an infielder (including catcher/pitcher)|