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Team Jersey = Provided by League. Team jerseys will be distributed to the team during the first few weeks of practice.   

Team Hat = 
Provided by League. Team hats will be distributed to the team during the first few weeks of practice.  

Belt = 
The baseball/softball belt is required and not provided by the league.  Team coach will select color based on team colors.

Socks = 
baseball/softball socks are required and not provided by the league.   coach will select color based on team colors.

Pants = 
baseball/softball pants are required and not provided by the league.  Team coach will select color based on team colors.  It's always a good idea to have game and practice pants but this is optional. 

Glove =
 baseball/softball gloves are required and should be at both practices and games.  Avoid buying an oversized glove. Beginners should stick to a smaller glove for additional control.  It does take time to break in your new glove.  No matter what you do, most will agree that the most effective way to break in a glove is by using it.  Most gloves have the pre-measured size stamped inside where the pocket is. Below are general sizes:

Tee-Ball  9-10" Infield 10 - 11.75" Pitcher 11.5 - 12.25" Outfield 11.5 - 12.25" 

Batting Gloves = Batting gloves are optional and a personal preference of the player. 

Cleats =  Baseball/softball cleats are required and is arguably the most important baseball item you can buy your child. Cleats with metal spikes are not permitted. Shoes with molded cleats are permissible.

Helmet = The league does provide a certain number of  helmets to each team for player use. Altering the helmet in any form, including painting or adding decals (by anyone other than the manufacturer or authorized dealer) may void the warranty. Face guards are permitted.

Athletic Supporters = All male players playing divisions higher than Tee Ball must wear an Athletic Supporter for their protection per Little League

Facemask = All Softball infielders are required to wear a protective face mask.  All other players in Softball and Baseball can wear protective face masks at the decision of the player and parents.

Equipment Bag = 
Equipment bags are an optional item but are very nice to have.  The player can put all his gear & water in the bag and hang it on the dugout fence.  This item can be use for future seasons.

Long Sleeve Under Jersey Shirt = Long sleeve shirts are optional, but they keep the player warm for any of those cold spring weather games.  Pitchers cannot wear white sleeves, it is encouraged to coordinate with the coach regarding preferred color.

Practice Shirt = The league does not provide or sell any practice shirts.  

Baseball Bat = 
Bats are optional.  However, it's nice to have your own as many players want to practice when away from the team.  It is essential that you select a baseball bat that fits your unique body configuration and skill level, height, weight, and hitting strength. Your bat must also conform to the specifications as to what bats are approved by Little League for use in their various divisions.  

Tee Ball Bats = Starting on January 1, 2018, all Tee Ball bats in the Little League Baseball® Tee Ball program must feature the USA Baseball mark and accompanying text. Tee Ball bats that were produced and/or purchased prior to the implementation of the new standard can be certified using an Approved Tee Ball Sticker – these stickers are available through the league and will be distributed by coaches.

Softball Bat = Bats are optional.  However, it's nice to have your own as many players want to practice when away from the team.  It is essential that you select a bat that fits your unique body configuration and skill level, height, weight, and hitting strength. Your bat must also conform to the specifications as to what bats are approved by Little League for use in their various divisions.  

Baseballs & Softballs = Balls are provided by the League.  Baseballs shall weigh not less than five (5) nor more than five and one-fourth (5¼) ounces, and measure not less than nine (9) nor more than nine and one-fourth (9¼) inches in circumference for Majors division and lower. Tee Balls will say Little League Tee Ball on them. Softballs shall weigh

Catcher's Gear = Catchers must wear approved long or short model chest protectors. All catchers must wear chest protectors with neck collar, throat guard, shin guards and catcher's helmet, all of which must meet Little League specifications and standards. All catchers must wear a mask, “dangling” type throat protector and catcher's helmet during infield/outfield practice, pitcher warm-up and games. Not to worry though...the League provides ALL the Catcher's Gear!!!

Los Alamos County Little League

P.O. Box 1271 
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
Phone : 505-709-8112
Email : [email protected]
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