Millbrae Girls Softball Association

Equipment

The League supplies basic equipment including bats, balls and catcher’s gear.

What Equipment Does The League Supply?

The League supplies basic softball equipment including bats, softballs and catcher's gear.

What Equipment Do You Need To Supply?

You need to supply a fielding glove, cleats and a batting helmet with a facemask. All batting helmets and attached facemasks must have the MOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletics Equipment) stamp. Players should bring all equipment to every practice and all games.

What Else Is Provided By The League?

The League also provides training equipment for all teams. Catcher's gear is also provided for 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U teams.

Is There Any Other Recommended Equipment I Should Get?

Fielding facemasks are recommended for 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U players and highly recommended for all pitchers. A softball bag is also essential for keeping all of their softball gear together.

Cleats – softball/baseball specific cleats are recommended; no specific brand recommendation.

Batting Helmet with Facemask – both the helmet and facemask must have a NOCSAE stamp or lettering imprinted; must also have snap on chin strap; make sure to look for “Junior” or “Youth” sizes; no specific brand recommendation.

Softball Bats – 10U & 12U division requires bats to be USA softball approved with the following stamps of approval.

Gloves – softball gloves are preferred because of larger pocket; no specific brand recommendation.

Balls - 6U and 8U use a soft “training” ball, optic yellow, size 10” – Easton or Wilson brand options.

Balls - 10U uses a hard softball, optic yellow, size 11” – Worth, Wilson, Dudley brand options. 12U and 14U use a hard softball, optic yellow, size 12” – Worth, Wilson, Dudley brand options.

Softball Bags – Great way to hold/store all essential softball gear; no specific brand recommendation.

Fielding Face Masks – recommended for all 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U players and highly suggested for all pitchers; no specific brand recommendation.