Catchers: Tips, Drills, Information, Catching Equipment, Catchers Gear

Catchers Gear and Catchers Equipment

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If you are serious about catching, you should consider buying your own set of catcher's gear. This gear should fit you properly. Proper fitting gear is important for two main reasons: safety and performance. A complete set of gear and a glove can be fairly expensive. I suggest you shop around different sports stores in your area or check online to find equipment in your price range.

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Gear and Equipment Info
  • Catchers Gear Cost and Description
  • Take Care of Your Catchers Gear
  • Catchers Mitt Care
  • Catchers Gear Cost - How much should you spend?

    Expect to spend about $150 for a complete set of the basic catchers gear and catchers glove. Higher end gear and the top of the line gloves can combine for a $900 price tag. A typical or average set of gear with a decent mitt will run you around the $300 range. If you still have a lot of growing to do, it is probably not a good idea to invest in a full set of gear. Your team should have gear you can use. However, I would recommend buying your own catchers glove. Make sure everything you purchase has a warranty!

    Some brands that you should consider for gloves include: Wilson, Easton, Mizuno, Rawlings, Akadema, and Nokona.

    Brands that sell shin guards, chest protectors, helmets, and bags are: Rawlings, Easton, Wilson, Mizuno, All Star, Diamond, McGregor, Nike, Under Armour, and Schutt.

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