Glove and Bat Guidelines

Glove Sizing Chart

Alfred Lyman Little League does not supply baseball gloves. This chart can assist you in choosing the right one.

Age Position Baseball Size Softball Size
Under 8 Infield 9" 9 - 10.5"
Under 8 Outfield 11" 10 - 11.5"
9 - 13 Infield 9 - 10" 10.5 - 11.5"
9 - 13 Outfield 11 - 12" 11.5 - 12.5"
14+ Infield 10.5 - 11.5" 11.5 - 12.5"
14+ Outfield 12 - 12.5" 12.5 - 14"

Determining Bat Length by Weight and Height

Alfred Lyman Little League supplies bats for each team based on these recommendations. If you wish to purchase a bat for your child, these charts can assist you in choosing the right one.

Weight Height (inches)
36-40 41-44 45-48 49-52 53-56 57-60 61-64 65-68 69-72 73+
Bat Length
< 60 lbs. 26" 27" 28" 29" 29"          
61-70 lbs. 27" 27" 28" 29" 30" 30"        
71-80 lbs.   28" 28" 29" 30" 30" 31"      
81-90 lbs.   28" 29" 29" 30" 30" 31" 32"    
91-100 lbs.   28" 29" 30" 30" 31" 31" 32"    
101-110 lbs.   29" 29" 30" 30" 31" 31" 32"    
111-120 lbs.   29" 29" 30" 30" 31" 31" 32"    
121-130 lbs.   29" 29" 30" 30" 31" 32" 33" 33"  
131-140 lbs.   29" 30" 30" 31" 31" 32" 33" 33"  
141-150 lbs.     30" 30" 31" 31" 32" 33" 33"  
151-160 lbs.     30" 31" 31" 32" 32" 33" 33" 33"

The negative number on a bat represents its length-to-weight ratio. For example, a 30-inch bat weighing 26 ounces would have a -4 designation.

Youth Little League bats allow for a bat with a barrel size up to 2 ¼" in diameter and usually range in drop from (-10) to (-13). Major/Senior Little League bats are many times referred to as "Big Barrel Bats". A Major/Senior Little League bat allows a 2¾" diameter barrel and a (-8) to (-10).

Little League (8 - 10 years old) Major/Senior Little League (11 - 12 years old)
Player Height Bat Weight Player Weight Bat Weight
4' to 4' 2" 16-17 oz. 70 - 80 lbs. 18-19 oz.
4' 3" to 4' 6" 17-18 oz. 81 - 100 lbs. 19-20 oz.
4' 7" to 4' 11" 18-19 oz. 101 - 120 lbs. 20-21 oz.
5' and over 19-20 oz. 121 - 140 lbs. 21-22 oz.

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