Akadema Prodigy Series: AHC94-12 Youth First Base Mitt With FREE Akadema Sunglasses
Average Customer Review
Just got this glove for my 8 year old, lefty. He loves it and so do I. We've conditioned it once and used it in 2 practices so far and it's breaking in great. Chris at Akadema was a great help too. This is a great place to find a quality mitt.
I think for the youth gloves a velcro strap for the wrist would be great... small wrists. Otherwise this is a 5-star glove.
We're very happy with this glove. I purchased it in black last fall for my son's 7th birthday so he could casually break it in over the winter. The break-in time was average. The quality is excellent. We knew it would be a bit big for a 7 year old (perfect probably for 8 or maybe 9 year old) but we've been VERY pleasantly surprised at how easy it is for him to handle. It's ready for spring play. Excellent choice.
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My 11 year old son has been asked to move from third to first base. He uses a 11.5 infield glove now. He has average sized hand for his age. Do we look for the same size in a first baseman's mitt?
At his age I would recommend an 11.50" glove. The Akadema Prodigy Series (AHC94-12) Youth First Base Mitt would be a good option for your son.
Would this glove be appropriate for a 10 year old? I just purchased a size 13 from you guys but it is entirely to big.
The Akadema Prodigy Series (AHC94-12) should be a good fit for a youth player of that age.
Is this a good glove for a 9 year old turning 10 in December? Is it too small? What other gloves comparable to this one would be recommended?
This Akadema Prodigy Series (AHC94-12) Youth First Base Mitt would be a great option for a Youth first baseman. The 11.50" pattern size would be a great choice for that age. We really only carry 3 options in this size, but the Mizuno Prospect would be a great option to consider too: http://goo.gl/gmJEvG.
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- 11.50 Inch First Base Mitt
- Conventional Open Back
- Deep Pocket
- Free Shipping!
- Full Grain Leather Shell
- Single Post Web
- Youth Model
The Glove Care Kit is designed to help you break-in your new glove the correct way and help maintain your glove from season to season. This unique package that cannot be found anywhere else provides everything you will need to get the glove game ready in the shortest amount of time. The Glove Care Kit includes:
Glove showed up the next day after ordering it.