Many people consider sunglasses an accessory, but to baseball players, they are a crucial piece of equipment. Having a pair of sunglasses with baseball-specific features can improve your play. The frame shape, fit, and lens color all factor into making the perfect pair of baseball sunglasses.

But even then, there are personal preferences that enter the decision-making process. Consider our list of the best baseball sunglasses of 2021 as a source to help you track down exactly what you are looking for.

Best Baseball Sunglasses

What to Look for in Baseball Sunglasses
Top 7 Baseball Sunglasses of 2021
1.Nike Show X3
2. Oakley Flak 2.0 XL
3. 100% Hypercraft
4. Oakley Radar EV Path
5. Kaenon Arcata SR
6. Tifosi Vero
7. 100% S2
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What to Look for in Baseball Sunglasses

We have a more thorough guide of what to look for in baseball sunglasses, but for now, here are some things to keep in mind.

Frame Technology

The frame shape, materials, wrap, and fit help to keep the sunglasses in place on your face. Having a frame that is both lightweight and durable is best so you can wear it for extended periods of time without worrying about it breaking on a play.

Lens Technology

Choosing a high-contrast lens can make the ball easier to track against the other colors present in a baseball environment. Lens color for night games will differ from day games—get a lighter or clear lens for night play and a darker tint for daytime games. Photochromic (Transitions) lenses and interchangeable lenses are an excellent versatile option.

Top 7 Baseball Sunglasses of 2021

This roundup of the best baseball sunglasses of 2021 was hand-selected by our in-house sports opticians to give you the best frames and lens technology on the market.

Nike Show X3

The ultimate piece of performance sunglasses, Nike’s Show X3 is equipped with everything a pro athlete needs to succeed. Lightweight comfort, unbeatable ventilation, and Nike’s Field Tint designed just for the stadium are just a few of these shade’s highlights.

Nike Show X3 sunglasses

Nike Show X3 in Matte Black/Volt with Field Tint Lens

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Key Nike Show X3 Features:

  • Lightweight & durable injected frame
  • Contoured, deep lens for added coverage
  • Anti-fog holes in the frame & floating nose pads increase airflow
  • Adjustable temples with rubber sleeves for a custom, non-slip fit
  • Nike Max Optics lens tech and available in Field Tint

Oakley Flak 2.0 XL

Oakley is known for incorporating cutting-edge design and technology into sport-driven sunglasses. The Oakley Flak 2.0 XL is no exception. The Flak 2.0 XL is available with prescription Oakley authentic lenses.

Flak 2.0 XL prizm field

Oakley Flak 2.0 XL in Polished Black with PRIZM Field Lens

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Key Oakley Flak 2.0 XL Features:

  • PRIZM Field lens technology provides enhanced contrast to make the ball easier to track
  • Full Unobtainium temples and nose pads give you grip exactly where you need it to keep the frames in place even if you break a sweat
  • Semi-rimless design and extended lens gives you added coverage with no bottom part of the frame getting in your way when fielding ground balls

100% Hypercraft

A performance shield like no other, the 100% Hypercraft is a stunner in fashion and function. Their rimless design will have you forgetting you’re even wearing them, but you’ll miss them the second you take them off.

100% Hypercraft Matte Metallic into Fade Blue Topaz Multilayer Mirror Lens + Clear Lens Included

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Key 100% Hypercraft Features:

  • Ultra-lightweight laser cut rimless cylindrical shield for full field of view & coverage
  • Ultra-grip rubber nose pads and temple tips for a secure fit
  • Scratch resistant lens coating & hydro/oleophobic lens treatments
  • Designed for optimal ventilation and aerodynamics
  • Available in HiPER contrast enhancing lens tech
  • Not available in Rx

Oakley Radar EV Path

If full coverage and looking like a pro is what you’re after, the Oakley Radar EV Path is the frame you need. Unobtainium earsocks and nose pads get stickier and tackier the more you sweat. The shield lens gives you ultimate coverage and an unobstructed view of the field so you don’t miss a beat. O-Matter frame construction creates a lightweight and durable frame that will hold up to any of your physical demands.

radar ev path prizm field

Oakley Radar EV Path in Polished White with PRIZM Field Lens

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Key Oakley Radar EV Path Features:

  • Lightweight & impact resistant O-Matter frame
  • Anti-slip Unobtainium earsocks & nosepads
  • Extended view & added coverage with a tall, vented lens
  • Oakley performance shield lens technology
  • PRIZM contrast enhancing lens technology

Note: You can get the Radar EV Path with embedded Rx lenses, but your lens options in that case are limited to clear, grey, or Black Iridium. Need this in prescription? Call a SportRx optician to place an order over the phone.

Kaenon Arcata SR

A semi-rimless version of Kaenon’s best-selling Arcata, the Arcata SR has a slimmer design overall while still providing added coverage at the temples and expanded downward vision.

Kaenon Arcata SR Sunglasses

Kaenon Arcata SR in Matte Tortoise & Ultra Gold Mirror Polarized Lens

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Key Kaenon Arcata SR Features:

  • Lightweight & flexible TR-90 frame
  • Removable, hypoallergenic nose pads
  • Enable flex near the temples for a comfortable fit
  • Kaenon SR-91 Polarized lens technology

Tifosi Vero

Inspired by the Tifosi Veloce, the Tifosi Vero takes all the great design features and condenses them down into this compact frame.

Tifosi Vero In Iron with Brown Fototec Lens

Tifosi Vero in Iron with Brown Fototec Lens

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Key Tifosi Vero Features:

  • The adjustable hydrophilic rubber ear and nose pieces allow for a custom, comfortable, and secure fit
  • Built with Grilamid TR-90, Vero is lightweight, extremely durable, and highly resistant to chemical and UV damage
  • Vented lenses will improve air circulation and prevent fogging

100% S2

Designed for everyday sport performance, the 100% S2 features a cylindrical shield lens for 360 degree visibility. A modern, dynamic look on the outside, performance features on the inside—the S2 is destined for the field.

100% S2 Baseball Sunglasses

100% S2 in Soft Tact Stone Grey & HiPER Coral Lens

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Key 100% S2 Features:

  • Durable & flexible TR-90 frame & impact-resistant lens
  • Lower air scoops for increased ventilation
  • Ultra-grip rubber nose pads & temple tips for a secure fit
  • HYDROILO lens treatment to make them harder to get dirty & easier to clean
  • Available in contrast enhancing HiPER lens tech

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Rudy Project Exception

The Rudy Project Exception is the answer for active enthusiasts needing prescription eyeglasses. Many sunglasses aren’t designed with the prescription user in mind, but the Exception is just that. Built from the ground up to hold high prescription lenses, this Rudy Project frame puts the wearer in control of their vision.

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Rudy Project Exception Kit 1 – Racing Red Lens

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Key Rudy Project Exception Kit Features:

  • Lightweight frame design for all-day wear on the course and on the road
  • Rubberized temple tips and nose pads to keep the frame on your face even when sweat is flying off it
  • Flip-Up interchange system for smooth lens swapping
  • Holds the toughest eye prescriptions so you don’t have to compromise sight for contrast
  • Exclusive SportRx lens combos

Rudy Project Rydon

The Rydon is a masterwork of Italian engineering. This tried and true Rudy Project favorite has been the go-to pair of sunglasses for serious athletes for over 15 years. Time-tested and well-aged, the Rydon is the perfect choice for anyone seeking to leave their competition in the dust.

Rudy Project Rydon in Matte Black Impactx Photochromic Lens from clear to black

Rudy Project Rydon in Matte Black with Impactx Photochromic Lens – Clear to Black

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Key Rudy Project Rydon Features:

  • Fully adjustable anti-slip temples for staying power and comfort
  • Adjustable anti-slip nose pads with a wide range to fit any face shape
  • Interchangeable lenses for on-demand color and contrast enhancement for any condition

Oakley Half Jacket 2.0 XL

The Oakley Half Jacket 2.0 XL shares many of the same features as the Flak 2.0 XL in a slightly smaller package.

Half Jacket Black Iridium

Oakley Half Jacket 2.0 XL in Polished Black with PRIZM Black Iridium Lenses

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Key Oakley Half Jacket 2.0 XL Features:

  • 3-point fit system for all-day comfort and optical stability
  • Semi-rimless lens design offers extended coverage without a frame getting in the way of your vision
  • Unobtainium grip on the temples and nose pads keep the Half Jacket optically aligned so you can perform your best on every play

100% Speedcoupe

The 100% Speedcoupe packs all the performance you need into a compact and cool design. With its dual-lens semi-rimless design, the Speedcoupe will enhance your performance by increasing your field of view so you never miss a fly ball.

100% Speedcoupe

100% Speedcoupe in Soft Tact Black with Green Multilayer Mirror Lenses

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Key 100% Speedcoupe Features:

  • Integrated air scoops prevent fogging and increase airflow
  • Rubber nose pads and temples with hydrophilic rubber keeps the frames optically aligned
  • Dual-lens semi-rimless frame design enhances coverage and give an unobstructed view

Under Armour Octane Tuned

Under Armour Octane Tuned combines comfort and performance for a perfectly balanced sports frame. With adjustable nose pads and rubber temple tips, these sports sunglasses are sure to be especially yours.

Under Armour Octane Tuned in satin white with black rubber in baseball tuned blue lenses

Under Armour Octane Tuned in Satin White / Black with Baseball Tuned Lens

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Key Under Armour Octane Tuned Features:

  • Tune Lens Technology—Tuned Baseball lenses provide contrast enhancement that helps you spot & track the ball more precisely
  • Three-Point Grip means ultimate comfort on the field with rubberized nose pads and temples
  • ArmourFusion frame material is a high-grade injected polyamide; lightweight and durable

Tifosi Vero

Tifosi Vero In Iron with Brown Fototec Lens

Tifosi Vero in Iron with Brown Fototec Lens

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Key Tifosi Vero Features:

  • The adjustable, hydrophilic rubber ear and nose pieces allow for a custom, comfortable and secure fit
  • Built with Grilamid TR-90, Vero is lightweight, extremely durable, and highly resistant to chemical and UV damage
  • Vented lenses will improve air circulation and prevent fogging

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