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When it comes to hitting in baseball or softball, it is important to have a solid grip on your bat to ensure you have the most precise control possible. Batting gloves for baseball and softball batting gloves not only help achieve better grip on the bat but can help reduce vibrations in the hands when making contact with the ball. Below we will look into certain reasons we believe you should wear batting gloves, how to measure your hand to determine what size batting gloves you need and will wrap things up by going over a few key aspects to consider when finding the right pair of batting gloves to purchase.
Finding the correct size batting gloves for your hand can be difficult, especially online. Below you will find a chart showing the average measurements for batting glove sizes from youth to adult.
|X-Small||6 3/4" - 7"||5 3/4" - 6 1/4"||5 1/2" - 5 3/4"|
|Small||7" - 7 1/4"||6 1/4" - 6 1/2"||5 3/4" - 6"|
|Medium||7 1/4" - 7 1/2"||6 1/2" - 6 3/4"||6" - 6 1/4"|
|Large||7 1/2" - 7 3/4"||6 3/4" - 7"||6 1/4" - 6 1/2"|
|X-Large||7 3/4" - 8"||7" - 7 1/4"||N/A|
|XX-Large||8" - 8 1/4"||N/A||N/A|
Whether you’re buying new batting gloves in-store or online, knowing the proper way to measure your hands is essential to finding a pair of batting gloves that fit perfectly. Below we have provided the steps to measuring your hands in the efforts to make finding the right sized batting gloves a little easier.
Step 1: Place your dominant hand palm side up on a flat surface, with you fingers straight and firmly pressed together.
Step 2: Using a tape measure or ruler, measure from the base of your palm to the tip of your middle finger.
Step 3: Using the measurement you got from measuring your hands in step 2, determine your batting glove size by comparing that measurement to the sizes in the size chart above.
Step 4: Once you have your ideal size figured out, it is time to try on some batting gloves. You’ll want to make sure that the gloves are not too tight and restrict hand movements in any way. They should be form fitting to your hand, but not to the point where you can’t move your hand and fingers like normal.
Baseball and softball players hit a lot during practice and games, so it is important to find a pair of batting gloves that will last through lots of wear and tear.
Batting gloves can help greatly in providing better grip on your bat and can even help reduce vibration in the hands on contact. So, if you’re in need of a new pair of batting gloves, remember, you can always visit a MonkeySports superstore location for in person advice and shop batting gloves online or in-store!
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