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Little League Approved Equipment


Selecting a bat can be confusing... there are so many options.  Here are the official Little League rules on bats as well as guide selecting a bat.

Official Little League Rules for bats.

Dicks Batting Guide

There are two main factors for selecting a bat for Little League.

  • The size of the bat to the player.
  • Having an officially licensed bat, which means your player's bat MUST be stamped with the USA Baseball Logo.
    Bat Size Chart & Buying Guide | DICK'S Sporting Goods



For the following divisions a full face shield must be worn on the helmet to be considered legal.

  • Minors (10/9)
  • Pee Wee (8/7)
  • JMP (6)
  • Tadpole (5)

EvoShield Senior XVT Baseball/Softball Batting Helmet

For Majors and above a full face shield is optional and may be replaced with a c-flap that covers the players jawline on the field side of their face when batting.

Easton Senior Elite X Baseball Batting Helmet w/ Extended Jaw Guard

***Images above are used for demonstration purposes only, and not a direct endorsement by the league.


Gloves, Cleats, Etc.

All other equipment is a personal preferences and should be selected based on the player's comfort level with the equipment and their ability to use it.   Below are just a few examples.

  • Gloves
  • Cleats
  • Batting Gloves
  • Body Protectors (elbow/ankle guards and the like)