Youth Baseball Glove Size Chart

The Youth Baseball Glove Size Chart provides recommended glove sizes in inches for different age groups and positions, with catchers typically requiring larger sizes.
Age Position Size (inches)
4-5 All Positions 9″ – 10.5″
6-7 All Positions 10.5″ – 11″
8-10 All Positions 11″ – 11.5″
8-10 First Base 11.5″ – 12″
8-10 Catcher 30″ – 32″
11-13 All Positions 11.5″ – 12″
11-13 First Base 11.5″ – 12″
11-13 Catcher 30″ – 32.5″
14+ All Positions 12″ – 13″
14+ First Base 12″ – 13″
14+ Catcher 32″ – 34.5″

The Youth Baseball Glove Size Chart provides detailed information on the recommended glove sizes for youth players based on their age group and field position. This chart is designed to help parents, coaches, and players in selecting the appropriate glove size to ensure a comfortable and secure fit, allowing young players to perform their best on the field. The chart covers various age ranges from 4 to 14+ and includes sizes for all positions, as well as specific sizes for first base and catcher positions. By referring to this chart, players can choose the right glove size that suits their age and position, contributing to their overall performance and enjoyment of the game.


What size baseball glove should a 9-year-old use?

Generally, a 9-year-old would use a glove size between 10.5 inches and 11.5 inches.

What size baseball glove is suitable for a 12-year-old?

A 12-year-old would typically use a glove size ranging from 11.5 inches to 12.5 inches.

What is the recommended size for a teenage baseball player?

For a teenager, a glove size between 11.5 inches and 12.5 inches is usually recommended.

How do I measure the size of a youth baseball glove?

To measure the size of a youth baseball glove, place a measuring tape on the player's dominant hand from the top of the index finger to the bottom of the heel of the glove. The measurement in inches is the recommended glove size.

Can a youth baseball glove be slightly bigger than the recommended size?

It is generally advisable to stick to the recommended glove size for a better fit and control. Going slightly bigger may affect performance and make it harder to catch and control the ball.

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