• Softball Olympians Don't Mind Playing on a Baseball Field - but It's Still Tough to See

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    If you've been tuning in to watch softball in the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, you've probably noticed that they're playing on fields that are about 95 percent synthetic turf. The infield is all green "grass" with small patches of dirt for the pitching mound and batter's box. That's noteworthy, because softball fields traditionally have all-dirt infields - and that's not the only awkward-looking thing about the Olympic softball fields. The pitching circle sits in front of the mound, second base is smack dab in the middle of the infield, and the players don't even have a dugout; you can see them...
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