Get an edge on the field with our complete Pro Tips baseball checklist and equipment guide.
While baseball isn’t technically considered a contact sport, there is always the risk of coming into contact with a hard-hit baseball. That’s why it’s important to make sure you protect yourself with the right gear.
Keep yourself safe and in the game with these protective on-field accessories.
Fortify yourself for the gridiron with high performance baseball protective gear from DICK’S Sporting Goods.
Prepare yourself with all the essentials, like ultra-protective batting helmets, heart protection and athletic cuts. Protective equipment is a must-have players—allowing you to stay safe and healthy during aggressive play. Catchers can stay safe behind the plate with the latest chest protection, leg guards and catcher’s helmets, while umps can suit up with classic field caps and umpire protective gear.
Remember, always consult with your coach or league before purchasing baseball protective equipment. Shop protective gear from trusted brans, including Evoshield®, Easton®, Under Armour® and more.
An essential for offensive play, batting helmets provide critical head and ear protection at the plate. The latest helmets are outfitted with strategic venting for maximum air flow. Dual-density padding provides a secure fit and maximum protection from impact. Lightweight, low-profile shells never hinder your vision or movement during play.
All batting helmets at DICK’S Sporting Goods meet National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment. Always consult product information before selecting a new batting helmet. There, you will find guidelines on sizing and usage.
Many players opt for baseball heart protection on the field. These stretchable, moisture-wicking garments are worn under your uniform shirt, and feature responsive chest padding sewn into garment to absorb and disperse impact to the chest. For even more coverage, try baseball body protection, including wrist guards, leg guards and knee pads.
Players need to equip with mouthguards and cups and athletic supporters. Baseball sliders keep your muscles warm and your body protected on the field. Many provide strategic padding to shield your body as you slide into base—simply wear them beneath your uniform pants for an extra layer of protection.
Need more? Find it with the full collection of baseball equipment at DICK’S Sporting Goods.