Very Little Break-In Required; Nearly Game-Ready
Colorway: Blonde | Tan Lacing
Designed For An Adolescent And Teenaged Hand (Will Fit Some Adult Hands)
Built Of Lite-Weight, Oil-Treated Cowhide Leather
12.50 Inch Length
Recommended For Outfielders
Conventional Open Back
Cosmetic Look Of Glove Is Similar To The Pro Flare Gloves Made By Louisville Slugger A Number of Years Back
In The Past, 125 Was The Louisville Slugger Catalog Number For Products That Were Deemed To Be High Quality. Using 125 Is A Way To Incorporate Some History Into The Name Of This Glove!
Single Post (With Double Bar) Web
Louisville Slugger 125 Series 12.5" Baseball Glove: WTL12RB17125
Snag every single ball that comes your way in the outfield when pick up a 125 Series glove from Louisville Slugger!
Typically, outfielders gloves can feel a little heavy as the longer length of the glove causes more leather to be used in the creation of the glove. However, Louisville Slugger incorporated a light feeling cowhide leather into this glove. You put this glove on and it is almost like nothing is there. It is that light!
The 12.5" length will work really well for outfield use and the fitting is designed for adolescent and teengaed players. However, we believe a number of adult players will still be able to get their catching hand into these gloves (this makes it a very attractive buy for older players).
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About the Brand
In 1842, J. Frederick Hillerich emigrated with his family from Baden-Baden, Germany to the United States. Eight years before, the 1834 Book of Sports had made its debut as the nation's first publication covering baseball. But when he arrived in Baltimore, J. Frederick Hillerich would never have dreamed of the future impact his family would have on America's favorite pastime.
After a short while, the Hillerichs moved to Louisville, where J. Fred started a woodworking shop in 1856. Two of his sons, Adam and John Andrew "Bud" were born in the United States and would later join their father in his business. By 1864 "J.F. Hillerich, Job Turning" was in operation and filled orders for businesses by custom-turning everything from balusters to bedposts.
The firm thrived, and by 1875 the little woodworking shop employed about 20 people. In 1880 Bud Hillerich, who was an amateur baseball player, became an apprentice in his father's shop. Young Bud made his own baseball bats along with bats for several of his teammates.
The debate over the origins of the first bat continues to generate controversy among baseball enthusiasts, but the younger Hillerich was most certainly involved in getting his father's business involved with what would become the company's signature item. According to company legend, the first bat was turned by Bud for Pete "The Old Gladiator" Browning in 1884. Browning was a star on Louisville's professional American Association team - the Eclipse. On a spring afternoon Bud, then seventeen, witnessed Browning break his favorite bat. Bud offered to make a bat for his hero, and Browning accepted. After the young wood shop apprentice lathed a quality stick from white ash, according to the story, Browning got three hits with it in the next game.
Louisville Slugger gloves are worn by more pitchers in Major League Baseball than any other glove.
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