A T ball set is a set of sports gear that is made for a game called T-ball. It
is very similar to baseball, with only a few minor differences.
First of all, in T ball (sometimes spelled tee ball), the ball is not pitched to
the batter as it is in baseball, but rather, it is set on a batting “T”, and is hit off with the
Usually, a T ball set will be of more interest to younger players, but there are
some reasons as to why an older player would use one of these sets too.
First off, a lot of younger players will end up using T ball sets before they join little
league. If your child is going to be playing T ball, then buying a T ball set for them is a good investment because
it will allow them to practice.
Usually, a tee ball set includes a bat, a ball, a batting T, and sometimes a tee ball glove, though you often have
to buy a glove separately. If your child already has an appropriate sized bat and glove, however, then you
will probably just want to buy a ball and a batting T.
This is not too expensive of a purchase, so you will be happy about that! Sports equipment will
get a lot more expensive as your child gets older, but for now, a batting T is a pretty low dollar
Sometimes, older kids will buy a T ball set for batting practice. Hitting off of a batting T is
actually really good practice for training your eyes and your swing. In fact, major league players do it! A
batting tee ball set for older kids or adults, however, will be much different from the T-ball set you would buy
for your child.
These sets are more rugged, are made to hold a real baseball, and often come in adjustable sizes
so that your older kid can move it around and vary the height on it. This will help them learn about placement,
which is a huge help when they actually start getting pitched to. The reason as to why it is more sturdy when it is
made for adults is twofold.
First off, older kids have more power in their swing, and two, if a bat hits the batting T, it
can damage it. Usually, Tball sets are made from a flexible plastic that can take some hits though, so don’t worry
too much about your child destroying it on the first day of practice; they don’t swing quite THAT
The best place to start shopping for a high quality T ball set, including Little Tikes sets
for the youngest kids, is on the internet. There are a lot of places Online where you can find great deals on items
like this, or on any other sports gear that you might need.
The two videos above show two different types of tee ball sets for different
In fact, you can usually get a discount if you order all of your gear from one website. If you
do more business with them, it is possible they will give you a better deal on your t-ball set through quantity
discounts, and perhaps even free shipping.