EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR GRADES 3RD-4TH:
GLOVE: Gloves are labeled for "Fast Pitch Softball". 3 sizes good for this age are 11 inch, 11.5 inch or 12 inch.
BATTING HELMET: Face shield or face guard is not necessary.
BALL: 11 inch, cork center, yellow color.
Here is a link to Academy Sports that shows the type of softball.
This is Rawlings 11 inch yellow ball with cork center. The item number at Academy is BBRW1002
DRINK BOTTLE: For games and practices.
Please bring these four items to every practice.
CLEATS: You don't have to wear cleats. But, if you plan on having a long softball career, you should get used to wearing cleats.
BATS: We will have team bats. But, it would be good for you to have one you are used to and can practice with at home. Get a bat that is made for "Fast-Pitch Softball". It should be ASA certified. The bat will be marked "ASA certified"
Bat size you probably want will range from 28 inches to 31 inches in length and 17oz. - 20oz. in weight.
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