Softball is one of those games that anyone can play, but kids, especially the girls, seem to love it. It is a great way for keeping the young ones active and when it comes to the cost for the gear, it is one of the cheapest sports to get involved with. Softball is similar to baseball but is played with a bigger ball and a smaller field making it easier to play than its big brother which is dominated by men. It was reportedly invented way back in 1888 as an indoor game, and changed rules and names a few times before in 1926 the name ‘softball’ stuck and the rules were set for the outdoor game.
If your child is playing softball and enjoying it, you can give them more incentive to continue with the activity by purchasing softball equipment, including bats, balls, and if your daughter enjoys the game then invest in some quality softball uniforms for girls.
Always use a respected outlet for purchasing softball uniforms and equipment to ensure you are getting quality and not something that will fall apart or break within the first month of usage.
If your child is part of a team then when you are out shopping for team uniforms make sure you have a photo of what you are after, you do not want your poor child turning up in black with yellow spots when the rest of the team is wearing black with yellow stripes!
Uniforms consist of the cap, shirt, shorts, socks and footwear, and even a quality kit will only set you back around $100.
The uniform may require a number on the back, and sometimes on the front. A lot of the team shirts come pre-printed but if you require a specific number, and in some case a name or emblem, then the outlet should be able to do that for you for an additional charge.
Other extras are the helmet for batting and bowling safety, and you may also want to go with shin pads to protect the lower legs.
These days we are lucky enough to have the internet for pricing up softball equipment, but stick to sellers who have been recommended by friends and family. By purchasing your child a softball uniform and the correct equipment they will be more than happy to use it and show you how good they are at the game.