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Rawlings Heart of the Hide R2G 11.75" Baseball Glove: PROR205-30C

Age:
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Extra Stiff
Feel:
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Soft
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Features

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  • 11.75 Inch Length

  • Recommended For Pitchers & could be used for Infielders (Shortstop and Third Base)

  • Should Feature A Fairly Easy Break-In (R2G Gloves Receive Extra Factory Softening + A Re-Engineered Heel Pad To Help Cut Down On The Needed Break-In Time | R2Gs Only Require 35% Player Break-In)

  • Designed To Fit A High School-To-Adult Sized Hand (Rawlings’ Standard Fit - Regular Finger Stalls + A 7 Inch to 7.5 Inch Wrist Opening)

  • Two-Piece Closed Web

  • 205 Pattern - 11.75 Inch Length. Deepest Pocket And Standard Palm Width. Closes Thumb To 4th Finger And Pinky

  • Constructed From Top Grade U.S. Steerhide

  • Deertanned Cowhide Inner Palm Lining & Full Grain Fingerback Linings Improve Comfort

  • Colorway: Black | Tan | Gold Logos

  • Conventional Open Backing

  • Padded Thumb Sleeve

  • Pro Grade Leather Laces Add Durability And Strength

  • Thermoformed Padding For The Back Of The Wrist While It Is In The Glove

Description

Rawlings Heart of the Hide R2G 11.75" Baseball Glove: PROR205-30C

Take the mound with confidence and style with the PROR205-30C. Conceal every pitch and stare down the hitters with a smile!

Glove Benefits

As part of Rawlings' Heart of the Hide series, this R2G glove is crafted from center-cut portions of leather pulled from the top 5% of Rawlings' hide stock. This ultra-premium steerhide is thicker and more durable than most other leathers, offering players a custom-molded fit and the toughness needed to compete at the highest level. This glove has a firm feel out of the box, but shapes easily and feels soft and supple. Another great feature of this model is the Crocskin Embossed, all-black leather shell which adds a bit of character to its classic look.

For this Heart of the Hide R2G model, Rawlings selected a versatile combination of features. It is built on a 205 series pattern. By adding a closed web and 11.75" profile, however, Rawlings also made this glove a strong choice for both infielders and pitchers. Available for both right and left handed throwers, this glove features a simple, reliable hand opening enclosed by a conventional back. 

Warranty

Rawlings has been making high quality gloves for many years. Because of that, they know that they must take care of customers. All Rawlings gloves have a twelve (12) month warranty from the purchase date. Be sure to note that the warranty does not cover gloves that have been microwaved, gloves that have been placed in an oven, over-oiled gloves -or- gloves with broken laces. If you feel you have a warranty issue with the Rawlings glove you purchased from JustGloves, please reach out to the Glove Experts. They can get you the product information needed to begin a warranty return to Rawlings.

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About the Brand

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.

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 over the country." The Sure Catch was a one-piece glove with sewn-in finger channels and looked better suited for a duck's foot than a man's hand. Catchers' mitts used at the time were large and bulky with a single leather thong passing for a web.

In 1920, Bill Doak, a journeyman pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, approached Rawlings with an idea for improving the baseball glove from a mere protective device to a genuine aid in fielding. The "Bill Doak" model was so revolutionary that it stayed in Rawlings' line until 1953. Its key feature was a multi-thong web laced into the first finger and thumb, which created for the first time in baseball's young life, a natural pocket.

In 1925, Rawlings unveiled a three-fingered fielder's glove, and ten years later improved the Bill Doak model with a two-piece leather web. At the same time, the "T" web became a rage for first basemen's mitts. The pocket underwent a pronounced change in 1941 when the Trapper Mitt, also known as the Claw, appeared. The "Deep Well" pocket was so unique that Rawlings quickly patented it. The design was improved in 1950 by adding a leather piece across the top. Another significant creation occurred in 1948 with the three-fingered Playmaker. A five-fingered fielder's model, with all fingers laced together, provided greater pocket control.

The six-fingered Trap-Eze evolved in the 1960's. In more recent years, Rawlings produced the Fastback design, which gives a glove a snugger fit, greater extension, and overall control. The Holdster is a slot through which a finger can be extended for additional protection from impacts on the pocket. Then, there is the Edge-U-Cated Heel with its extended U-shaped lacing and the Pro H Web and much-copied Basket Web.

Some of Rawlings's more recent glove innovations also include the unique Spin-Stopper design which reduces ball spin when the ball hits the glove, and the Cantilever glove design feature that provides a cushioned area between the hand and the glove's palm area. In all, Rawlings has produced and patented more functionally innovative glove features and designs than that of any other glove manufacturer. The result is that the modern baseball glove is much larger, more comfortable, better padded, and made to last far longer than its ancestors. It is not uncommon to see today's Major League players wearing the same Rawlings glove they wore during their college playing days. In fact, Rawlings is the #1 glove in the major leagues. Rawlings maintains about 65 models of baseball and softball mitts and gloves in its line. The prototypes of virtually all of them have been field-tested by professionals before entering a sporting goods dealer's inventory.

Glove Properties

Rawlings Heart of the Hide R2G 11.75" Baseball Glove: PROR205-30C
Age Range 13-15 High School-Adult
Color Tan Black Gold
Deals Personalization Eligible
Feel Soft
Glove Type Baseball
Pattern 200
Position Pitcher Short Stop Third Base Infield
Series Heart of the Hide Heart of the Hide R2G
Size 11.75
Sub Type Fielders
Vendor Rawlings
Web Type Two Piece Closed
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