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2022 Equipment Shopping List

  
T-Ball & Youth Baseball Shopping List:

  • USA Baseball Certified Bat *  (required for all players 12 years of age or younger)
    • T-Ball requires a bat that is also marked "T-Ball".  Bats that are marked as "T-Ball" are not allowed at the Rookie and above levels.
  • ​BBCOR Certified Bat   (required for all players 14 years of age or older, recommended for 13 year olds)
  • Fielders Glove  (required)
  • White with Black Piping Uniform Pants  (required) Examples from DICK's Sporting Goods and Epic Sports
  • Black Athletic Socks  (required for short length pants, optional for full length pants that do not show socks)  Example
  • Black Uniform Belt  (required)   Example
  • Athletic Pants for Practices (shorts are NOT allowed during practices)  (required)   Example
  • Athletic Cup & Supporter  (required for all boys)
  • Cleats (plastic cleats allowed at all levels, metal cleats are allowed only at the 13+ Babe Ruth level)   (required)
  • Batting Helmet  (helmet required, face mask optional)
  • Large Water Bottle  (required)
  • Hand Sanitizer  (optional)
  • Face Mask  (optional)
  • Batting Gloves  (optional)
  • Equipment Bag  (optional)
  • Shatter Proof Sunglasses  (optional)
  • Eye Black  (optional)
  • Baseball(s)
    • Rawlings TVP Training Baseballs for T-Ball  (optional)
    • Rawlings RCAL1 Baseballs for Rookies, Minors & Majors  (optional)
    • Rawlings RBRO1 Baseballs for Seniors  (optional)
  • Catcher's Gear (if applicable)  (optional)
  • TAYBS will provide a team uniform jersey and hat.

Youth Softball Shopping List:

  • "Official Softball Bat" or "Official Fastpitch Bat"  (required)
  • Fielders Glove  (required)
  • White with Black Piping Uniform Pants  (required) Examples from DICK's Sporting Goods and Epic Sports
  • Black Athletic Socks  (required for short length pants, optional for full length pants that do not show socks)  Example
  • Black Uniform Belt  (required)   Example
  • Athletic Pants for Practices (shorts are NOT allowed during practices)  (required)   Example
  • Cleats (NO metal cleats at any level)  (required)
  • Batting Helmet with Face Mask  (required)
  • Fielders Face Mask  (required for pitchers and those playing first and third base, recommended for all other positions)
  • Large Water Bottle  (required)
  • Hand Sanitizer  (optional)
  • Face Mask  (optional)
  • Batting Gloves  (optional)
  • Equipment Bag  (optional)
  • Shatter Proof Sunglasses  (optional)
  • Eye Black  (optional)
  • Softball(s)
    • 11" Optic Yellow, Raised Seam, Safety Balls for Rooke Softball  (optional)
    • 11" Optic Yellow, Raised Seam Balls for Minors Softball  (optional)
    • 12" Optic Yellow, Raised Seam, .47 COR 375 lbs Balls for Majors & Seniors Softball  (optional)
  • Catcher's Gear (if applicable)  (optional)  
  • TAYBS will provide a team uniform jersey.

Adult Softball Shopping List:

  • Fielders Glove  (required)
  • Hand Sanitizer  (required)
  • Hat  (optional) 
  • Batting Gloves  (optional)
  • Face Mask  (optional)
  • Batting Helmet  (optional with or without face mask)
  • Cleats (NO metal cleats)  (optional)
  • Fielders Face Mask  (optional)
  • Athletic Cup & Supporter  (optional)
  • Equipment Bag  (optional)
  • Water Bottle  (optional)
  • Shatter Proof Sunglasses  (optional)
  • Eye Black  (optional)
  • NO Personal bats or softballs are allowed anywhere at the field
  • TAYBS will provide a team uniform jersey.

 


What size equipment should I purchase?

Many parents ask us what size equipment should I purchase for my child.  The following charts should be used as a guideline for sizing equipment for your child.  Every child is unique, so please only use these charts as a starting point to determine the correct size for your player.

 

Bat Length

 

Bat Weight

NOTE - We do not recommend getting a bat with a 2 1/4" diameter.

 

Glove Size