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2021 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)
  • Black Uniform Pants  (required)
    • IMPORTANT - Starting in the 2022 Spring Season TAYBS will be moving to a White Uniform Pant with Black Piping down the side. Here are some examples from DICK's Sporting Goods and Epic Sports
  • Gold Athletic Socks  (required for short length pants, optional for full length pants that do not show socks)  Example
    • IMPORTANT - Starting in the 2022 Spring Season TAYBS will be moving to a black colored sock.
  • Gold Uniform Belt  (required)   Example
    • IMPORTANT - Starting in the 2022 Spring Season TAYBS will be moving to require a black colored uniform belt.
  • 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+ Seniors level)   (required)
  • Batting Helmet  (helmet required, face mask optional)
  • Large Water Bottle  (required)
  • Hand Sanitizer  (required)
  • Face Mask  (optional - gator style recommended)
  • Batting Gloves  (optional)
  • Equipment Bag  (optional)
  • Shatter Proof Sunglasses  (optional)
  • Eye Black  (optional)
  • Baseball(s)
    • Rawlings TVP Training Baseballs for T-Ball  (optional)
    • Rawlings ROLB2 Baseballs for Rookie  (optional)
    • Rawlings RCAL1 Baseballs for Minors & Majors  (optional)
    • Rawlings RBRO1 Baseballs for Seniors  (optional)
  • Catcher's Gear (if applicable)  (optional)
  • TAYBS will provide a team uniform jersey and hat.

* All bats made prior to September of 2017 are no longer legal bats, and cannot be used during any game, practice or clinic.  Be very cautious when purchasing bats at second hand stores or online.  All new bats must have the USA Baseball certified stamp on them.


Youth Softball Shopping List:

  • "Official Softball Bat" or "Official Fastpitch Bat"  (required)
  • Fielders Glove  (required)
  • Black Uniform Pants  (required)
    • IMPORTANT - Starting in the 2022 Spring Season TAYBS will be moving to a White Uniform Pant with Black Piping down the side. Here are some examples from DICK's Sporting Goods and Epic Sports
  • Gold Athletic Socks  (required for short length pants, optional for full length pants that do not show socks)  Example
    • IMPORTANT - Starting in the 2022 Spring Season TAYBS will be moving to a black colored sock.
  • Gold Uniform Belt  (required)   Example
    • IMPORTANT - Starting in the 2022 Spring Season TAYBS will be moving to require a black colored uniform belt.
  • 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  (required)
  • Face Mask  (optional - gator style recommended)
  • 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 and headwear.

Adult Softball Shopping List:

  • Fielders Glove  (required)
  • Hand Sanitizer  (required)
  • Hat  (optional)  Example
  • Batting Gloves  (optional)
  • Face Mask  (optional - gator style recommended)
  • 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 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

 

Glove Size