Since the late 1980s, softball has seen a decline in professional participants nationwide. From its hayday 31 million to 19.7 million in 2000, a 36.5% decrease has been seen. What used to be one of the top ten sports, is now considered the 25th most popular sports and fitness activity. A large contributing factor to this shift is corporate sponsorship and contributors that invest in the teams and logos, while sacrificing team camaraderie. As a result, teams disassemble that are not considered to be in the equal class. To keep the love of softball and its spirit high, the following softball team slogans used throughout this era are meant to inspire sportsmanship and fun.
4 bases, 3 strikes, 2 teams, 1 winner.
A girl’s place is at home.
Actions speak louder than coaches.
All out, all the time.
Attitude is everything.
Boys Are Great: Every Girls Softball Team Needs A Waterboy.
Call us butter cause we on a roll.
Chicks with sticks.
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.
Don’t let the fear of striking out keep you away from playing the game.
Don’t let the name of softball fool you, be ready to play hardball.
Don’t you wish you could hit like a girl?
Don’t-cha wish your girlfriend could play like me.
Dream big and work hard.
Eat, sleep, play softball.
Four bases, three strikes, two teams, one winner.
Friends don’t let friends play slow pitch.
Go hard or go home.
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
Heart is the difference between those who attempt and those who achieve.
How do you want be remembered?
Hustle and heart set us apart.
I hope you like animals, cause I’m a beast.
I never lost a game I just ran out of time.
I play hard with softballs.
I’m so good your mom cheers for me.
If baseball is life, softball is heaven.
If softball were easy, they’d call it baseball.
If you can pitch it. I can hit it. If you can hit it. I can catch it.
If you don’t The ones who have talent are good but the ones who practice are great.
If your dating a softball player raise your hands, If your not raise your standards.
In softball, Good Girls Steal.
Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.
It’s not how good you are, it’s how bad you want it.
Its only the ball that’s soft.
Life’s a game. Softball is serious.
Life’s a pitch, so take it for a ride.
Life’s hard. Softball’s harder.
Live – Love – Pitch.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Make your competitive juices overcome your excuses.
No glove, no love.
One TEAM One DREAM.
One Team, One Fight.
Our blood, our sweat, your tears.
Outplay, Outwork, Outlast!
Place your ego aside and play as a team.
play fast-pitch, don’t say you play softball.
Play hard, Play Smart, Play together.
Play like there is no tomorrow.
Play like you’re in first, train like you’re in second.
Play the game you love and love the game you play.
Play wtih passion and the sky is the limit.
Reaching high keeps a man on his toes.
Real woman have great curves…and fastballs and change-ups.
Remember when hitting like a girl was a bad thing?
Run hard; turn left.
Save the drama for your mama, we’re here to play.
Seek and Destroy.
Softball is for everyone. Fast-pitch is for athletes.
Softball is life with the volume turned up. How loud is your game?
Softball is life, the rest is just details.
Softball is not for Softies.
Softball: Where Good Girls Steal.
Softball: Blood, sweat, and tears, and you still want more.
Softball: There’s nothing soft about it, it just leaves a bigger bruise.
Softball… Its the same as baseball but with bigger balls.
Sometimes it’s not how good you are, but how bad you want it.
Stay in the dugout. You might get hurt.
The difference between Ordinary and Extraordinary is that little Extra.
The ones who have talent are good but the ones who practice are great.
The pain won’t last forever, but the memories will.
The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.
There can only be one #1.
There is no place like home base.
There is no shame in my game.
There’s no place like home.
There’s no traffic on the extra mile.
There’s nothing soft about it, it just leaves a bigger bruise.
There’s nothing soft about our game.
There’s plenty of room at the top but no room to lie down.
Throw, hit, catch, smile repeat.
To play against me you gotta have guts. To play against my team you gotta be nuts.
Victory comes to those who make the least mistakes.
Victory requires payment in advance.
We don’t remember days…we remember moments.
We don’t wear cups. We win them.
We go out and work hard.
We play softball, but we ain’t going soft on you.
We want a catcher not a back scratcher.
We want a pitcher not a belly itcher.
We’re so good your moms cheers for us!
We’ve got bigger balls than baseball players.
Win the Day.
Yes, I do hit like a girl….And your boyfriend just flinched!
Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.
You can’t steal second with one foot on first.
Your balls may be harder but my balls are bigger.
Your mom called. You left your game at home.
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