What Legendary Softball Player Are You?

SPORTS

Alex Wittman

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

It's been a long time coming, but women's fastpitch softball is FINALLY headed back to the Olympics. The last time we saw our favorite softball players smacking home runs and stealing bases on sport's greatest stage was 2008. We are beyond pumped to cheer for Team USA's players in 2020 as they go for gold in Tokyo.

With the Olympics less than a year away now, it seems like the perfect time for a quiz to find out what legendary softball player you are. We're strolling through the halls of history to reveal which of the greatest athletes to ever play the game you are most like.

We want to know if you're a home run hitter or speed demon on the base paths. Do you dive for balls in the outfield grass, or is your style throwing out runners from your knees on the infield dirt? Are you the tried and tested leader or quiet and focused team player?

There's nothing "soft" about softball. The women who play this game at the highest level are incredible athletes, and their real stories of overcoming adversity are what legends are made of.

Take a few practice swings, then step into the batter's box and answer our questions. In far less time than it takes to play seven innings, we'll reveal what legendary softball player you are. 

If you're ready, let's play ball!

We have to ask. Did (or do you) play softball?

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Did you watch Team USA the last time they played in the Olympics?

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What's your favorite position to play?

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When you get to the ball field, what are your eyes immediately drawn to?

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Which piece of softball equipment is an absolute must-have?

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Everyone loves new gear. What's your go-to softball brand?

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In "A League of Their Own," who is your favorite character?

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Ball players are way superstitious. What's your lucky number?

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What's your favorite part of the game?

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A uniform looks its best when dirty. Which of these is your favorite kind of stain?

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We love watching the College World Series in Oklahoma City. Which of these teams do you usually cheer for?

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How do you feel about hitting?

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In your opinion, what's the most important quality an athlete can have?

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After softball (of course), what's your second favorite sport?

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How would you most like to be remembered as a player?

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Yum! Which of these dugout snacks could you totally go for right now?

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Which of these softball feats do you find most impressive?

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Throw me one of those! What's your favorite pitch to hit?

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How do you feel about slowpitch softball?

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In your experience, what kind of person makes the best coach?

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Which position would you never ever play?

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If you could play softball in one of these countries, which would it be?

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Which of these current softball players do you most love to watch?

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If an umpire made a bad call, how would you react?

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How long have you had your current mitt?

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Look good, play good. Which of these accessories could you not take the field without?

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If you could choose one of the following stat categories to lead, which would it be?

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We know you love softball, but how do you feel about baseball?

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Have you ever been to a professional softball game?

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How do you think Team USA will do in Tokyo?

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