Yes, 12.5" is a fairly common size for high school play. As for break-in period, with regular catch play it should break in well enough for game use in a couple weeks, maybe less depending on how much you use it.
Marucci BR450 Series 12.5" First Base Mitt: MFGBR125FB
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- 12.50 Inch Mitt Size
- Colorway: Brown / Camel / Red
- Conventional Open Back
- Fabric Finger Back Linings Offer A Soft, Luxurious Feel
- First Base Glove
- Genuine Steer Hide Leather Creates A Quick Break In Period
- Index Finger Pad
- Medium-Deep Pocket Pattern Construction
- Professional Level USA Tanned Lace Provide Superior Structure
- Reinforced Dual Post Web
- Skillfully & Individually Handcrafted For A Custom, Precise Fit
- Soft Internal Padding Delivers Exceptional Protection
- Web Design Approved By Marucci's Player Advisory Board
Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Marucci was founded by two former Big Leaguers and their athletic trainer who began handcrafting bats for some of the best players in the game from their garage. Fast forward to today, and that dedication to quality and understanding of players' needs has turned into an All-American success story. Marucci is the number one bat in the Big Leagues and makes wood and aluminum bats, batting gloves, protective gear, and other baseball and softball accessories. Star players like Albert Pujols, Chase Utley, David Ortiz, Jose Bautista, Andrew McCutchen, and Fran …read more
This is a baseball glove. The Marucci BR450 Series 12.5" First Base Mitt (MFGBR125FB) could be used for slowpitch/ fastpitch but you would be at a slight disadvantage due to it being more geared toward baseball.
Marucci first base mitts are available in all shapes, sizes, and colors. For the 2018 season, the BR450 series is a great option for adult or intermediate players looking for a game ready mitt with minimal break in required. Built with genuine steer hide leather, these baseball mitts offer a quick break in period without sacrificing exceptional structure. Each model meets professional grade standards and is skillfully and individually handcrafted for a precise, custom fit on every player. Marucci has placed internal padding along with fabric finger back linings inside of each glove for additional protection on defense and a soft, luxurious feel. The different web designs throughout the BR450 series are all approved by Marucci's player advisory board made up of Major League ball players. Not to mention, professional level USA tanned lace helps hold each baseball mitt together for multiple seasons. Marucci: Honor The Game!
This Marucci BR450 First Base Mitt (MFGBR125FB) features a 12.50-inch size, a dual post web, and a conventional open back for a traditional look. Due to the size and the web, this model is recommended for intermediate through adult aged players looking to make those difficult scoops at first base. Break the mold and buy one of these Marucci first base mitts today with free shipping and our 100 Day Love Your Glove Guarantee. Don't forget, we'll be here from click to catch!
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