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11.50 Inch Pattern
Colorway: Brown / Red / White
Conventional Open Back
Finger Welting Ensures A Long Lasting Structure
I-Web (Louisville Slugger H-Web)
Professional Style Pattern
Recommended Positions: Short Stop, Second Base, Third Base
Steerhide Leather Lining Provides Unbeatable Comfort
Top Shelf Professional Grade Cowhide Leather Delivers Great Durability
Louisville Slugger, a name typically associated with the best bats in the game, creates baseball gloves that have built a reputation for being true professional patterns. For the 2018 season, the Louisville Slugger TPX gloves have earned the right to display the legendary TPX status. With a top shelf professional grade cowhide leather construction, these models will surely withstand the test of time on any diamond for many seasons to come. Serious ball players need to take heed and start relying on the Louisville Slugger name that many others have relied on for generations. Top of the line materials, steer hide leather lining, and sturdy finger welting all combine to build the legendary and durable TPX baseball gloves. Louisville Slugger: Leave Your Mark!
This Louisville Slugger TPX Baseball Glove (WTLPXRB18115) features an 11.50-inch pattern, an I-web (Slugger H-web), and a traditional style open back that offers a classic look. Feel like a pro and buy one of these Louisville Slugger baseball gloves today with free shipping and an unbelievable 100 Day Love Your Glove Guarantee. Don't forget, we're here 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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