DICK'S Sporting Goods carries all the boys baseball apparel your young athlete needs for the upcoming season, including baseball uniform pants, belts, shirts, batting jackets, sliding shorts and socks. Shop youth baseball gear from top brands such as Nike, adidas, Reebok and Under Armour.
In every category of boys' baseball apparel, DICK'S offers a wide range of colors, sizes and materials to give your young baseball player comfort, protection and individual style on the field. Uniform pants come in white, black and grey with pinstripe and piping details. Additionally, pant styles including tapered, baggy, classic or straight fits and are offered in size small through XL.
There are also a number of boy's baseball tees and athletic shorts for players to show off their love of the game during practice and off the field. Baseball socks made with anti-moisture fabrics are offered in a number of different hues to match any team's colors. Other accessories, including sunglasses and belts, help complete their look.
The three most important considerations when choosing baseball apparel are color, protection and comfort. Color coordinating is important because a player needs to match his team's colors and align with league regulations. Because those colors may change slightly when the team plays away from home, it's good to have multiple pairs of pants and socks that match the team's primary colors.
Since a young player spends a good deal of time standing out in the open field, it's crucial that he wears clothes that fit correctly and breath easily without restricting range of motion. Flexible material like spandex satisfies these needs and allows for quick movements on the field. Boy's compression apparel and sliders are great pieces for him to wear under his uniform, as they provide lightweight padding, moisture-wicking benefits and support for his muscles.
Most importantly, every boy and young man needs the protection that a cup offers, so be sure that both the cup and slider shorts are the right fit. Some sliding shorts include a cup already built in, while others provide a ventilated mesh pocket for players to wear the cup of their choice.
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When purchasing boy's baseball socks, be sure to find him a pair that wicks sweat, fights odors and provides maximum comfort while wearing cleats. A good pair of baseball socks needs a strong elastic support structure that allows the fabric to grip the calf tightly so they do not fall down while stealing bases, chasing fly balls or sliding for ground balls in the infield.
When shopping for pants, look for brands that feature stain-fighting technology and double-fabric knees. Soil release technologies keep your young player looking his best after playing hard in the grass and dirt, while double-layered fabric in the knee area ensures long-term wear and durability as he bends, dives, and slides.
No matter what jacket, shirt, shorts or pants your child chooses, be sure to consult brand-specific size charts to determine the right fit. His clothes should fit snugly enough so as to not hinder mobility, but loose enough to allow for breathability and comfort.