source This book takes a historical look at women's fastpitch softball in the United States and guides you through the exciting history of one of America's favorite women's sports. It contains more than 200 pictures and information on the following: The origin and growth of women's fastpitch through the United States history. The biographies on the most notable stars of the game. Review of pitching styles, from the rocking chair, figure eight and slingshot. The evolution of fastpitch softball rules, equipment and uniforms.Historical records from many of the game's top orgranizations.