Girls Fastpitch Softball Equipment List

List of Girls Softball Equipment

softball gear Girls fastpitch softball has a ton of gear available, just like any other sport.  So how do you determine where to spend your money? I’ve compiled a list of the most common softball equipment available, a ballpark price (price may vary from this list) and whether it is considered essential gear or just nice to have.

This is not a 100% complete list of all available softball equipment as there is always lots of extra softball gear you can buy but it will at least give you an idea of what you may need and how much it’s going to cost. Also, keep in mind that if your softball player starts at a young age and plays for several years you’ll have to re-buy a lot of the equipment as they outgrow their old gear (like cleats and bats).

My opinion of whether the softball gear is necessary vs. optional may be different than your coach’s, so go with what your coach says! You can start with the basic equipment and add to your player’s gear bag with each new season. Start small and add more equipment as your player exhibits dedication to the game of softball and her abilities increase. Items marked with an * are necessary to start, all other items can either be shared among team members or can be added later as your player progresses. 

Softball Gear

Price Range

Cleats *

$25 – 60

Helmet *

$25 – 50

Glove *

$50 – 300

Batting Gloves

$15 – 40

Bat

$40 – 350

Bat bag / Equipment bag

$30 – 100

Fielders Mask

$30 – 50

Sliding shorts / sliders

$20 – 50

Slider Kneepad

$10 – 20

Softball practice pants

$20 – 60

Softballs

$3 – 5

Compression Shirt

$15 – 60

Sports goggles or sunglasses

$20 – 100

Softball socks

$5 – 15

Arm Guard / Elbow Protector

$20 – 40

Ankle Guard

$30 – 50

Chest Protection(any player)

$25 – 40

Mouth Guard

$5 – 10

 

Catcher’s Specific Equipment

Price Range

Catcher’s Helmet

$60 – 100

Catcher’s Shin Guards

$80 – 100

Catcher’s Chest Protector

$40 – 100

Catcher’s Glove

$50 – 250

Knee Savers

$25 – 30

 

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