Baseball Catcher's Gear Buying Guide

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Baseball Express has the largest selection of catcher's gear around.  Whether you need a new chest protector, leg guards, mask, knee pads or a full catcher's set, we have you covered.  If you're not sure what you need, check out our guide below on things to consider, including safety guidelines, picking out proper gear, and how to properly size yourself or your player for equipment.  Already know what you need?  Head straight to our catcher's catalog.


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If you are a catcher, you are the only player on the field that will be involved in every play, so it's important to have the right equipment not just for the position, but for your body type and your own comfort.  Check out our Catcher's Buying Guide for some key things to look out for when purchasing catcher's gear.


Safety regulations are constantly changing, so make sure that you are purchasing catcher's gear that meets the latest safety standards.  Baseball Express has the largest collection of NOCSAE approved catcher's gear for all levels of play.  Check out our explanation of the latest NOCSAE safety standards, what it helps protect against, along with a collection of our top safety compliant catcher's gear.

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Of all the everyday positions in baseball, Catcher may be the most important.  From pitch calling to setting the defense, it is the only position that is involved in every pitch of every game.  Which is why it is so important for catcher’s to be in the best possible game shape than anyone else on the diamond.

Without the consistent, everyday rhythm of baseball, it can be challenging for catchers to stay in shape and keep up their strength, endurance, and reflexes.  If you’re a catcher, here are some drills you can do to stay ahead of your competition.


Baseball Express has one of the largest selections of catcher's gear in the game today.  Whether you just need new leg guards, a new mask, new knee pads, or even a complete catcher's set, we have you covered.  We have the best brands in catching including Easton, All-Star, Rawlings and Under Armour.