Field Equipment

Baseball / Softball Field Equipment

History

Robert Keating developed the first baseball home plate. The home plate was implemented in the season of 1900-1901. Before modern baseball came into being, many people played baseball without a home plate.

Materials batting tee and bases/plates

Baseball batting tees for baseball and softball are made from a stiff iron base. The bottom is a rubber surface that ensures that the tee remains. On the top is durable rubber on which you have to put the ball. Some batting tees also have a plastic base. Baseball hitting tees are adjustable in height between 24 till 46 Inch. So any age can use these hitting tee. Baseball bases are made of rubber. A baseball plate is a white five-sided plate.

User moments

Batting tees are used as training equipment. With this equipment you can practice your batting.  You try to hit as far as possible and improve your shot position. The baseball home plate is the base where you start running. When you ran a full round and touch the home plate again you make a point, but first you have to go through first base, second base and third base. Baseball plates and bases are on every baseball and softball field. When a runner gets to the second base he is almost in a scoring position, therefore the second base is very essential as well as the third base. The defending team must ensure that the attacking team can't score a point. 

Ages

The tee allows children to play baseball and softball safely and with pleasure. Adult uses them often for training. This way they can practice at different heights and learn to make the perfect strike at any height. There are also lightweight T-ball sets for children between 3 and 4 years old

Pitching plate

The pitcher plate is the plate that is in the center of all bases. From this point the pitcher throws the ball to the batter. A pitcher plate is a square white rubber plate.

Brands

Adams

Adidas

All-Star

Atec

Axe Bat

Baum Bat

Benson

Blitzball

Bolco

Crep

Cutters

DeMarini

Easton

Evoshield

Franklin

Gorilla Gold

Jugs

Kenko

Lizard Skins

Louisville Slugger

Majestic

Markwort

Marucci

Masterpieces

Miken

Mizuno

Mitchess & Ness

Mpowered

New Balance

New Era

Nike

P2I

ProHitter

Rawlings

Richardson

SKLZ

Smitty

Trace

Twin City

Under Armour

Victus

Vulcan

Wilson

Worth

XO Athletic