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  • 13 Inch Mitt Size

  • First Base Glove

  • Dual Post Web

  • Conventional Open Back

  • Weighs Approximately 760g

  • Index Finger Pad For Added Protection

  • One (1) Year Manufacturer's Warranty

  • Proudly Made In The USA Since 1934 (Nocona, TX)

  • Walnut Crunch Leather Construction Provides Stability, Flexibility, & Durability


Nokona first base mitts have been updated with a new look that highlights the modern features, while still paying tribute to the long-standing baseball heritage. The Walnut series is guaranteed to be a stable at all levels of play from amateur all the way up to the professional ranks. It all starts with the proprietary Walnut Crunch leather that is a signature of Nokona. With a game ready feel, a stable shape, and premium flexibility, these catcher's mitts will withstand the test of time season after season. Each Nokona Walnut is handcrafted and made specifically for adult or elite players. Plus, the conventional open back with index finger pad offers a classic look with extra protection behind home plate. Nokona: America's Pastime, American Made!

This Nokona Walnut First Base Mitt (W-N70) features a large 13-inch size, an H-web, and an all brown colorway with the classic Nokona patch across the wrist. Step up your game on defense and pick up one of these Nokona first base mitts today with free shipping and a 100 Day Love Your Glove Guarantee. Don't forget, with our 24/7 customer service, we'll be here from click to mitt!


Average Ratings Based on 3 Customer Reviews

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Smiling Faces ! Scot Harrington Parent

Pros: All good ! as advertised, Nokona USA Quality second to none.

Cons: None what so ever!

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Nokona is the best Jeff Hallman Parent

Pros: great feel, good leather, made in the U.S.A

Cons: none

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Nokona!!!! Zane Abato Player

Pros: Beautiful leather Great size Love this brand. Looks amazing

Cons: A little loose in the hand. Like my hand to feel a little more snug but that may be a personal preference. Little pricy

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Have a question about the Nokona Walnut 13" Baseball First Base Mitt: W-N70H? Ask our team of experts and they will respond within 24 hours.

Does it come for left hand throwers? And is this the adult version? Tom Groft
It appears that in the future, we will most likely be getting some left hand thrower versions of the mitt, but I do not have an exact time-table on when we might get them. Yes, this Nokona Walnut 12.5" First Base Mitt (W-N70) is an adult fitting mitt.
I need to buy a new 1st baseman's mitt for my 14 year old, and he is old enough now for me to willingly spend some money on a made in the USA Nokona. I'm trying to decide between the “new for 2018” W-N70 and the older N80W, and so would like to know more about the differences between the mitts. I notice the webs are different from one another, that the 70 has a fixed wrist rather than an adjustable Velcro strap on the 80, and that the leather on the 70 is darker. Was wondering if there are other differences? For instance, has Nokona increased the amount of padding or decreased the size of the hand stall in response to the consumer feedback on the 80? Is it made from a different leather? Will it make my son play like Albert Pujols and me like Don Mattingly? Thank you. Adam M.
These two gloves are made from the same leather, the Walnut Crunch Steerhide that Nokona uses. As for other differences than the ones you listed, the only other major one is the size. The N80W is a very large, 14" mitt that is designed more for adult players and is a model made by Nokona that can be used for both baseball and softball, while the W-N70 is a much more standard 13" size and specifically designed more for baseball. As for your final question, as a Cardinals fan I think it can certainly help you field like Pujols, but you'll have to figure the hitting part out yourself!
Kyle J.
It says 13 inch but everyone says it's a 12.5, which is it? Steve
The Nokona Walnut 13" First Base Mitt: W-N70H is marketed and labelled as a 13 inch mitt.
How well does this glove fit a young women's hand? 16 year old with medium-sized hands. Fastpitch softball. Shane Spencer
The Nokona Walnut 13" First Base Mitt: W-N70H should be a great fit for an adolescent fastpitch player! However, if you don't love the way it fits, you have 12-months to send it back to us for a full refund as long as it's unused.
Would this glove be appropriate for a softball 1st base youth player? (11 y/o, 5'3"). Nicole
The Nokona Walnut 13" First Base Mitt: W-N70H would be too big for an 11 year old. For an 11 year old, we would recommend 12.00-12.50 inch mitts.
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About the Brand

Joe Phillips writes about his visit to Nokona. It was like sitting in at the plantation party in Gone with the Wind or maybe gazing from the grandstand at the “Field of Dreams” while the Black Sox players tried to work out their idled muscle kinks. And, I was gently reminded by the lines in that movie while I dug into a delicious plate of North Texas barbecue: “threshing crews eating at outdoor tables. It continually reminds us of what once was, like an Indian-head penny in a handful of new coins. . . You talk a good dream.” And here I was. . . graciously invited into this magical and charming “Field of Glove-Making Dreams” in former Comanche Indian land at Nocona, Texas. It was a warm August evening, basked in a golden harvest moon, while friends and the Nokona family paid its kindly southern regards to two of their own and two of America’s finest but relatively obscure glove makers, Bobby Storey and Elvin Ray “Ab” Lemons. You see, the pair had just completed fifty years of time-honored employment with Nocona Athletic Goods, the last of the all-American made ball glove company's. The occasion brought echoes of past successes and human contentment, but in Nocona today you still experience much the same American texture of yesterday and perhaps a glimpse into tomorrow as well.

The two stately gentlemen were being honored in a way that could have taken place in the same manner when they first reported for full-time work at Nokona, in 1952, or back even earlier, in 1933 when the company started making sports equipment. During a brief and informal presentation at the celebration, Nokona’s new sales manager called the two glove makers “Legends - because that’s what their ball gloves stood for, American know-how and pride taken in a best-made product.”

A man of few words but a marveled craftsman who could literally conjure a sows ear into a playable baseball mitt, Mr. Lemons got up and fondly recalled the several men he worked with through his half-century and of the training that had been passed along to him from his old bosses.

His counter part and just as talented, Bobby Storey, had filled in at just about every job at Nokona. Bobby, the son of the sporting goods founder, R.E. “Bob” Storey had most recently served as president and now chairman of the board of Nokona. Though past retirement age like Mr. Lemons, he’s now serving at one of his favorite roles, that of ball glove designer.

At a time for employment in this country when five years is considered a long tenure with the same company, Ab and Bobby are not even the first to complete a half-century journey with Nocona Athletics. The now deceased Jewell Brickey, hit that milestone in 1993, after joining the company during World War II. That’s the kind of devotion that employees forge into this glove-making outfit. A devoted and sustained tenure here is not rare. Last year the company advertising, displayed along with Storey and Lemons, three other employees who had garnered 40 years with Nokona, Warren Clary, Bud Meekins, and Melvin Weedin.“

I don’t have to tell you that the one constant through all the years has been baseball”, wrote W.P. Kinsella. And the most constant of ball glove makers has been Nokona, and the men and women there who keep alive the tradition of American craftsmanship of ball glove making. The spirit of glove-making is still alive and well in Nocona, Texas.

Glove Properties

Nokona Walnut 13" Baseball First Base Mitt: W-N70H
Color Brown
Feel Soft
Glove Type Baseball Softball
Position First Base
Series Walnut
Size 12.50
Sub Type First Base
Vendor Nokona
Web Type H-Web
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