It would really be splitting hairs to say that one Heart of the Hide glove will outlast another Heart of the Hide. Each are made with the same top 5% grade leather and should provide multiple years of high level performance.
Rawlings Heart of the Hide 33" Catcher's Mitt: PROCM33BSL
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- 33.00 Inch Pattern
- Authentic Professional Pattern
- Break-In: 80% Player, 20% Factory
- Colorway: Black / Brown / Tan
- Conventional Open Back
- Heart of the Hide Traditional Leather Shell - Cut From Top 5% Of Rawlings' Hides
- One-Piece Solid Web
- Padded Thumb Sleeve
- Soft Full-Grain Finger Back Lining Provides Unbeatable Feel
- Tennessee Tanning Rawhide Leather Laces - Adds Structure, Durability, & Strength
- XRD Palm & Index Finger Padding Provides Top Notch Protection Behind Home Plate
Rawlings is a major manufacturer of competitive team sports equipment and apparel for baseball, basketball, and football, as well as licensed MLB, NFL, and NCAA retail products. Rawlings is a major supplier to professional, collegiate, interscholastic and amateur organizations worldwide, including the Official Baseball Supplier to Major League Baseball and the Official Basketball and Football for NCAA Championships.The first real innovation in glove making occurred in 1912 when Rawlings Sporting Goods Company introduced the "Sure Catch" glove, which was "endorsed by leading players all o …read more
As mentioned on earlier questions that have been entered in regard to Heart of the Hide mitts, the Heart of the Hide leather shell on this Rawlings Heart of the Hide 33" Catcher's Mitt (PROCM33BSL) has been made for a number of years and always gets rated extremely well in regard to assisting player performance and in displaying excellent longevity. This glove will have excellent padding as the XRD palm pad and index finger pad have been applied to the glove.
New catcher's mitt for the 2017 season and beyond! The world-renowned name "Heart of the Hide" says it all because the leather that is used for each mitt is cut from the top 5% of the center on the steer hides Rawlings has available. Laced together by the Tennesse Tanning rawhide results in unparalleled durability and strength. Not only will you be getting one of the most dependable and reliable catcher's mitts out there but the padded palm, padded thumb sleeve, and soft full-grain finger back lining provide top-notch comfort and extra protection during impact. Additionally, each model offers a 30% factory break-in so that the player break-in period is nowhere near as time-consuming. Worn by a number of Gold Glove Award winners, the Heart of the Hide catcher's mitt has been the cornerstone of those deemed "The Finest in the Field" and are now available to elite players looking to improve and define their defensive greatness. Rawlings: Leave Your Mark!
This model, the Rawlings Heart of the Hide Catcher's Mitt (PROCM33BSL), features a 33.00-inch pattern, a one-piece solid web, and is recommended for adult or elite catcher's. Step up your game behind home plate and order one of these Rawlings catcher's mitts today with free shipping and a 100-day guarantee only at JustBallGloves.com. Don't forget, we're here for you from click to mitt!
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