Shoeless Joe Professional Series: 1150IW
Average Customer Review
Great old look and feel to the glove. Break in is easy but the thumb and pinky stay rigid to keep the glove working properly.
It would be nice if the glove had a little more padding. There is virtually no padding in the palm of the glove so if you get the ball in the palm instead of the pocket it is going to sting.
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How good is the quality of these gloves? Which glove would it compare to and will it hold its shape?
The Shoeless Joe Professional Series (1150IW) is a nice quality glove. It has good durable leather but is designed to be softer and have a more worn feel. It is hard to compare it because most gloves with this quality of leather will not be as soft by design. If taken care of it should how its shape well.
I have a 10 year old who currently uses an Akadema AZR95. He complains that the glove is too small for his hand. He plays both infield and outfield and would like a glove that is a bit larger than the AZR95. Recommendations here are to go with a youth model but I don't want to be in the same situation if we go with something like the ARC88 or the ATM92 - 12. Thoughts?
If the youth model glove like the Akadema Prodigy Series (AZR95-12 Youth) is fitting too snug, it may be that your player's hands are getting too large for that smaller fit. It may be good to go with a more transitional style glove like the Wilson A1K or Rawlings Pro Taper line.
Which models are available for lefty throwers?
Since the Shoeless Joe Professional Series (1150IW) is a right-handed glove, similar gloves include the Shoeless Joe Professional Series (1175IW) and the Shoeless Joe Professional Series (1150HW).
Shoeless Joe gloves give a player the feeling and quality of gloves used by professional ball players over the last 100 years. The Gloves are individually hand-cut and sewn from Special Aged Antique Tobacco Leather Hides. Our gloves are then hand-rubbed with old time ingredients to soften the leather before they go through our breaking in process that leaves the Glove with a beaten up and “Game Worn™” look and feel, of a broken in glove. Thus each glove is unstructured giving its own unique feature. A great play is lived only once, but your glove is something you&rsquo.... read more
- 11.50 Inch Model
- Each Glove is Unique and Unstructured
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- Hand Rubbed with Old Time Ingredients to Soften the Leather
- Individually Hand-Cut and Sewn
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- Special Aged Antique Tobacco Leather
- Special Break-In Process During Production - `Game Worn` look and feel
Shoeless Joe is now offering a reconditioning program for all of their gloves! Once your glove is starting to wear down, simply send it back to Shoeless Joe, and for $18 they will recondition your glove using their original Antique Tobacco Tanning Oil. After reconditioning, your glove will look as good as it did the day you got it! To participate, simply contact Shoeless Joe at (855) 563-4568 to get your RA number and get the process started.
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:
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