11.75 Inch Length
Recommended For Use On The Infield (Shortstop & Third Base)
Stiffer Feel Will Require A Break-In (Requires 60% Of Break-In To Be Done By Player)
Designed To Fit A High School-To-Adult Sized Player (Rawlings’ Standard Fit - Regular Finger Stalls + A 7 Inch to 7.5 Inch Wrist Opening )
315 Pattern - 11.75 Inch Length. Slightly Deeper Pocket Than The Flat NP Gloves And Wider Than The 200 Gloves. Double Welting On Finger Backs. Closes Thumb To Middle And 4th Finger.
Constructed From Top Grade U.S. Steerhide
Deertanned Cowhide Palm Lining Improves Comfort For The Hand Inside The Glove
Colorway: Grey | Black | Mint Web | Purple Laces | Gold Lining
Conventional Open Backing
Padded Thumb Sleeve
Pro Grade Leather Laces Add Durability And Strength
Thermoformed Padding For The Back Of The Wrist While In The Glove
Color Sync Series - An Annual Release of Heart Of The Hide Gloves That Feature A Custom Glove Look, But At A Regular Heart Of The Hide Price.
Rawlings Heart of the Hide Color Sync 5.0 11.75" Baseball Glove: PRO315-2BP
The Color Sync gloves are released annually by Rawlings and they give customers a taste of a "Custom" glove but at a regular Heart of the Hide price!
This specific Color Sync glove would be excellent for anyone living down in Louisiana. The colors are reminiscent of those used for Mardi Gras celebrations. And we all know that Mardi Gras is a beloved celebration within New Orleans, LA!
This glove will really bring the "wow" factor in regard to how many colors it displays. There are going to be 5 different colors shown on this glove: Grey, Black, Purple, Mint & Gold. The ones that are really going to stand out are the Purple, Mint & Gold. They create the "Mardi Gras" vibe that was referenced earlier.
The 11.75" length that it features can be easily employed on the left side of the infield. That length is perfect for shortstops who want a little bit lengthier glove (when compared to an 11.25" or 11.50" glove). As well, at JustGloves we typically think that the 11.75" length is the optimal length for use at 3B.
Lastly, this glove will deliver the quality that ballplayers come to expect when shopping for a Heart of the Hide. The steerhide leather will hold up to the demands of even the most grueling baseball schedule.
Ball gloves from Rawlings just ooze with craftsmanship and lore. Rawlings has been around for many years and they know a thing or two about what it takes to make customers loyal for life. One of the ways they do that is by extending a twelve (12) month warranty from the purchase date on all their gloves. There are a few exceptions to the 12-month policy as they do NOT cover gloves that have been put in a microwave/oven, over-oiled gloves or gloves with broken laces. If you have a Rawlings glove that was purchased from JustGloves and you feel something is wrong with it, please reach out to our Glove Experts at JustGloves. They will get you set up with the information for reaching out 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 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.
|Age Range||13-15 High School-Adult|
|Color||Black Gold Grey Purple Teal|
|Position||Infield Short Stop Third Base|
|Price||$200 - $299.99 $250 - $299.99|
|Series||ColorSync Heart of the Hide|
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