You are absolutely right, BUT... there typically is still room for players who aren't big. DD#1 is 5'-0" and DD#2 is 5'-2". been there (still there), done thatI'm telling y'all in softball size does matter.
I know we all want to think the opposite because it makes us feel good and think the world is just, but it doesn't work that way.
Height discrimination is alive and rampant in the fast pitch world.