Soft baseballs are used all the time for baseball. Soft baseball are very soft unlike the real baseballs used in older leagues. A soft ball is still has the seams of a regular baseball, but the covering of the baseball is soft. If you have ever seen a t-ball game, they use soft balls. Kids at a young age are able to play the game while not getting hurt, so soft balls are a big plus. Even older players use soft balls as a tool to train. Older players can use a soft ball to give ground balls to themselves by throwing the soft ball to a wall and catching it properly.