slow-pitch

noun
\ˈslō-ˌpich \

Definition of slow-pitch 

: softball which is played with 10 players on each side and in which each pitch must have an arc 3 to 10 feet high and base stealing is not allowed — compare fast-pitch

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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