Cons: Not enough padding for mitt.
Cons: Not enough padding for mitt.
Pros: I own 5 catcher's mitts, including 2 other Nikona mitts. This is by far the best yet. It is so light I can move it into position, and react to changes, quickly. It does have the least padding of the mitts I own, but being able to position the glove makes up for it.
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I think the Nokona X2 Buckaroo Series Fastpitch Catchers Mitt: X2-V3250 would be a good option for your player. It is a half inch smaller from what I would recommend but because she has smaller hands, it might be for the best. The glove is also made of Kangaroo leather so it will very durable but also lightweight.
This Nokona X2 Buckaroo Series Fastpitch Catchers Mitt (X2-V3250) will feature the combination of stampede and kangaroo leather. These two leathers combined together create a very high quality leather, but a very soft leather as well. Even though the mitt will be very soft, this X2 Buckaroo should still be able to hold up for multiple seasons of use if taken care of properly due to the quality of the leathers used to build the glove.
For a player that is 13 we would recommend a 33.00 inch catcher's mitt. The Nokona X2 Buckaroo Series Fastpitch Catchers Mitt: X2-V3250 is a 32.50 inch model and might be a little small for her. Of course the size of the catcher's mitt is really one of personal preference so using a 32.50 model is certainly a viable option. As for the padding, it is more than adequate on the Nokona X2 Buckaroo Series Fastpitch Catchers Mitt: X2-V3250.
Nokona's highest-performance, ready-for-play, position-specific series is back - the X2 Buckaroo Series. For the game's most skilled players, the X2 Buckaroo is for those who are looking for the highest performance and quality, as well as the quickest break-in period on the market. This glove is made with distinct combinations of Nokona's proprietary Stampede Steerhide, Kangaroo Leather, and Nolera Composite Padding System for position-specific excellence. Each glove is ready-for-play right off the shelf without the need for steaming, and with ideal level of feel, flexibility, and rigidity right where you need it. Nokona has built a reputation for providing the highest quality gloves made with top grade leathers, that are made right here in the U.S.A. For over 80 years, Nokona has been making their product in Nocona, Texas where the people have dedicated their lives to providing the highest quality ball glove for players that demand excellence. This is their legacy. Since 1934, Nokona has been producing ball gloves for America's pastime right here in the United States.
The Nokona X2 Buckaroo Series Fastpitch Catchers Mitt: X2-V3250 features a 32.50 Inch Pattern, Fully Closed Web, Adjustable Velcro Wrist Strap for a Fastpitch-specific fit, and is backed by a Two (2) Year Manufacturer's Warranty! Pick yours up today at JustBallGloves.com - where the shipping is always Free, and we're here for you from Click To Catch! Nokona: America's Pastime. American Made.
Direct customer service with Rick and the free to/from shipping. Eliminated any concern since I was purchasing two gloves with the intention of keeping/returning one. Glove was competitively priced.