18 Outfit Ideas to Wear to a Baseball Game

Whether you're hoping to show team spirit or are aiming for a comfy-cute combo, these looks will solve your game-day fashion dilemma.

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Even if you consider yourself an expert shopper and a massive fan of all things fashion, picking out something to wear for specific events — weddings, date nights, a job interview, etc. — can still leave you feeling stumped. For instance, deciding what to wear to a baseball game is a task that requires a full checklist. You want something comfortable and weather-appropriate that maybe includes team colors. But at the same time, you don't want to sacrifice personal style.

Choosing what to wear to a baseball game does tend to be a no-brainer for die-hard sports fans who want to show support for their team. A jersey or some other form of merch, like a T-shirt or hoodie, is the ultimate go-to outfit to wear to a baseball game, football game, hockey game, etc. But what if your lucky tee is sitting at the bottom of your dirty clothes hamper that day? Or you're not exactly a fan of the sport, but rather a fan of the sporting event experience? You're in it for a day in the stands with friends, surrounded by excitable energy and enjoying a ballpark hot dog (because, truly, they're the best kind).

Is there a balance? Something that's cute and practical, that maybe mixes in team gear in a casual, laid-back sort of way?

Of course there is. And using street style as inspiration, we found 15 great ideas to get you started.

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Rock a Team Shirt — With a Twist

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Use your favorite sweatshirt or tee to embrace the preppy academia trend by styling it with a pleated skirt.

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Take It Easy

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If you're looking for something that's throw-on-and-go, yet still feels a tad more exciting than your typical jeans, why not slip into a jumpsuit? Then, if you're looking to add team colors to the mix, incorporate a neck scarf or shoes that include those specific shades.

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Embrace Bright Colors at the Ballpark

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Wearing head-to-toe team garb, complete with face paint and wild wigs or headgear, isn't the only way to make a statement in the stands. A pop of bold color will do the trick, too. Hot pink a la Barbiecore, along with other pink shades, are particularly hot this season, but purple and orange hues are also having a moment.

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Opt for All Linen Everything

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If you're attending an afternoon baseball game in the summer, bet on it being a scorcher. Your best defense against discomfort in the heat is an easy-breezy outfit that consists of light material, such as linen. Choose either a linen dress or a matching short and tank set for optimal ventilation. The finished look might appear a bit wrinkled, but at least you won't be too warm.

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Athleisure Is Always a Go

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When pulling together your best baseball game outfit, trade any stiff bottoms for something spandex, be it biker shorts or leggings. Flaunt your stretchy waistband by way of a cropped team tee, or throw on a matching sports bra and wear an open jersey over top.

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Break Out a Breezy Dress

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To keep from feeling too fancy for an outdoor event, finish your outfit with casual footwear, such as sneakers or lug-sole boots.

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Swap a Tee for a Swimsuit

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Whoever thought to create outfits using swimsuits was a genius. Wear your favorite one-piece in lieu of a bodysuit and you'll be ready to hit the pool after an afternoon roasting in the stands.

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Double Up On Denim

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While not as groundbreaking as it used to be, a jean jacket and denim bottoms of your choice is still a bold, unexpected mix for a baseball game. Plus, if the pieces already live in your closet, it's easy enough to pull together in a flash.

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Have a Mini Moment

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And no, we're not referring to mouse ears and polka dots (though that's definitely a mood). Mini and micro-mini hems are everywhere right now, so if your baseball game outfit is also a date night outfit, use Kylie Jenner's minidress as inspiration. To make it athletic-appropriate, don a tank top mini and go full 90s grunge by tying a lightweight flannel around your waist. Not only will the pairing look cute, but you'll also have an extra layer of clothing should the summer breeze bring an unwanted chill.

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Slip On a Sweater Dress

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This no-fuss outfit idea will keep you nice and warm during those chilly fall games, and sweater dresses also look great with a baseball cap.

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Add an Extra Layer

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If your combination of jeans and a simple sweatshirt feels a bit too 'meh' at first, a vest will work to spice things up. It's also a practical choice for in-between temperatures.

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Try a Wear-Anywhere Combination

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Sometimes, the best solution is to go with an outfit idea you know works every time. Dress down your favorite mini skirt with a causal tee, chunky socks, and sneakers before completing the look with an everyday jacket in case the temperature takes a dip. This one will take you from the game to a dinner date afterwards.

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Go Beyond Denim

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In 2022, casual pants options are aplenty. Style your tee or tank with baggy black trousers, track pants, or sweats, all of which will give your baseball game outfit an Off-Duty, fashion girl twist.

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Pull Things Together With a Playful Jacket

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A leather blazer, shacket, or even a chunky cardigan can be the one piece that pulls together your game-day outfit, making it feel elevated yet chill.

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Pair Denim With Leather

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We love a material mashup, especially when it involves denim and leather. Take a page out of Hailey Bieber and Wynona Ryder's playbook and pair short denim bottoms with an oversized leather jacket for a cool night game.

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Elevate Your Loungewear

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If you're looking for a light layer, go with a solid button-down, which will polish off a loose-fitting ensemble while still keeping it comfy.

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Opt For Oversized

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Baseball games aren't exactly short, so you'll want to be able to kick back and relax while sitting in the stands. In that case, go with a cute baggy combination, like loose bottoms and an oversized sweatshirt, before completing your look with a team hat and sneakers.

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Incorporate Rising Fashion Trends

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Not only are white tank tops major 2022 fashion trend, they'll solve the dilemma of what to wear to a baseball game. Pair this staple with a tennis skirt for a summer game, then swap those bottoms out for jeans or trousers come fall.

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