Baseball Catcher's Leg Guards
Catcher's Leg Guards
Catchers must be fully equipped behind the plate. One of their many pieces of equipment is their leg guards. If a catcher misses a pitch, the leg guards prevent them from getting any leg injuries by bearing the brunt of the hit. These cover from the top of the knee all the way to the top of the foot with hard plastic. They're simple and easy to put on, just cover each leg with the front of the guard and there are straps that hook around the back. Also on the back of leg guards, you'll sometimes find knee saver pads that make crouching a bit more comfortable and take some strain off of a catcher's legs. This is a required piece of equipment used to keep catchers safe.