• Equipment Guide,  Opinion

    Baseball Batting Gloves – To Wear Them or Not?

    As our kids get ready to start their first (or next) season of baseball, there are several pieces of equipment we’ll need to buy (for safety or comfort) and other items that our children will want us to buy. Baseball batting gloves are in the want category. There are many questions and opinions concerning the purchase of batting gloves… Are baseball batting gloves necessary? What is the purpose of batting gloves? Do I really need to buy my child batting gloves? All great Questions. Let’s take a look…   What is a Batting Glove and What Does it do? A batting glove is a snug fitting glove with a leather…

  • Opinion

    Why Your Child Should Play Baseball

    The advantages of playing organized baseball for young players are substantial. Beyond the commitment to invest in equipment so your child can “join” a team, what will your young player get from the experience beyond learning to play baseball? Many of the things your child will be exposed to will help him/her jump-start skills that will last a lifetime whether in personal or professional applications. Let’s take a look at why your child should play baseball and the life lessons they will learn: Keeping active The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a 2018 report, states that 1 in 5 (20%) of all children in the United States are…

  • Equipment Guide

    Baseball gear for kids – Making the right choice

    Finding and purchasing the right baseball gear for kids can seem a bit overwhelming especially for players just starting out. There are many styles and sizes and knowing which one to buy for your young player can be hit or miss. This post is a quick guideline to save you time and prevent you from wasting money on inadequate or improper equipment. When our kids are starting out, it’s important to make sure they have the basics, so they can play the game properly and to be safe. It is not necessary to buy top of the line equipment at an early age until you can gauge your child’s continued…

  • Personal

    About Harley

    Hi everyone. Welcome to my Baseball Equipment for all Ages website. As a grandfather of a 12-year-old boy, now in his 4th year of organized baseball, I have been faced with the task of finding the right-sized, age appropriate gear for our budding baseball superstar! I found this to be a daunting task as there are so many styles, brands, models and more. I have invested hour upon hour of research time and purchased equipment that was either totally inadequate or just not appropriate before finally getting it right. Over the past several years, I have learned a lot and I want to help others from having to learn the…

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