11.75 Inch Pattern
Colorway: Grey and Metallic Gold
Conventional Open Back
Double-Oiled Leather - Exceptionally Soft With Quick Break In
Dual Post Web
Female Specific Pattern - Additional Comfort For Smaller Hands
Full-Grain Steerhide Leather Provides Maximum Durability
Close To Game Ready
Recommended For An Infielder
X-Spand Wrist Opening Offers Perfect Fit No Matter What Size Hand
Adjustable Wrist Strap
New from Louisville Slugger! Worn by the top players at the highest level, the Louisville Slugger LXT has established itself as the premier Fastpitch glove option. Double-oiled, full grain, steer hide leather makes the LXT exceptionally soft yet downright durable. One of the many great things about this series is the X-Spand wrist opening which guarantees a perfect fit no matter what size hand goes in. Additionally, the female specific patterns provide additional overall comfort for smaller sized hands. If you're looking for a softball glove that is unmatched on the field and long lasting, the LXT is a perfect choice. Louisville Slugger: The Most Trusted Name in Fastpitch.
This Louisville Slugger LXT Fastpitch Softball Glove: WTLLXRF191175 features an 11.75 inch pattern, a dual post web, and should be worn by middle infielders. The grey and metallic colorway combined with all of the excellent features makes this softball glove appealing in every way. Take your game to the next level and order an LXT fastpitch softball glove today with free shipping. Also, consider adding Glove Assurance at the checkout. And don't forget, we'll be here for you from click to catch!
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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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