Protective Gear

Baseball / Softball Protective Gear

Materials

Different materials are used for protective gear. Arm sleeves are made off flexible cloth. The products in this category are designed to give you maximum comfort and flexibility during the game, also this arm sleeves gives you warmth and this reduces the risks of muscle injuries. The inside of elbow protection is made of soft fabric. The outside of sturdy plastic. Baseball elbow protection are meant to protect the player from wide balls coming towards the player. They also keep the elbow in place making sure it doesn’t overstretch.

Hand Guards protection are designed to give the player protection when batting. They give maximum protection and comfort to the hand due to the finger loops at the end of the guard. The outside of the handguards is often made of ABS plastic. Most handwear is padded.

The Knee Guard gives more support to the knee for players who have had injuries or want to prevent them. It also gives more protection as it absorbs impact from balls when they’re thrown bad. Due to the fact that they give more support, they don’t take away any flexibility as you'll still be able to make those runs for your team. The most knee protectors are made of foam and polyester fabric.

When the Hand Guard is not enough, you can choose to go for the Wrist Guard. This protects the vulnerable part of the body, producing strength while batting or throwing. Built to give maximum protection and comfort but still give you enough flexibility while batting. The most wrist guard are made of foam, plastic and often padded. if you often get on by wide throws then go for shin guards

History

Currently it is mandatory to wear protection. This was different in the past. Batting helmets came into widespread during the later years of baseball. The first baseball helmet was created in 1905 by inventor Frank Mogridge. Although it was the crude version of the modern baseball helmet. From 1983 most protection became mandatory. There is a lot of softball/baseball protective gear. This is necessary for the protection of your body. Without protection it can be dangerous to play baseball or softball. Protective gear is mandatory in almost all baseball federations. If a ball hits you without protection, this can be dangerous therefore make sure you have the best protection!

User moment

You can use it in a game but also for training. Not all protection is mandatory. For catchers it is important to wear a catcher chest protector. For protecting the chest against balls. Everyone uses protective gear during the baseball cup.

Evoschield

EvoShield is a brand that specializes in performance-driven sports protection. The Evoshield protective shields are made of a particularly porous composite material. This material hardens when exposed to air. When the shields harden, they mold to the player's body. This creates a tailor-made protective cover.

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