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Rawlings Heart of the Hide Pro Label Element Storm 11.5" Baseball Glove: PRO204-2R: Image #439217
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Glove Profile

Rawlings Heart of the Hide Pro Label Element Storm 11.5" Baseball Glove: PRO204-2R

Age:
13+
Extra Stiff
Feel:
Game Ready
Stiff
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Features

  • Free Shipping

  • 11.50 Inch Length

  • Recommended For Infielders (Second Base, Shortstop, and 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 Hand (Rawlings’ Standard Fit - Regular Finger Stalls + A 7 Inch to 7.5 Inch Wrist Opening)

  • I-Web

  • 204 Pattern - Most Popular Pro Infield Pattern. Deepest Pocket And Standard Palm Width. Closes Thumb To 4th Finger And Pinky.

  • Constructed From Top Grade U.S. Steerhide

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

  • The Elements "Storm" Colorway: Royal Blue

  • Conventional Open Back

  • 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 Pro Label Element Storm 11.5" Baseball Glove: PRO204-2R

With a pocket as deep as the eye of a hurricane, this Rawlings Heart of the Hide Pro Label Element Storm 11.5" Baseball Glove ensures that no ball can escape its vortex!

Glove Benefits

Immerse yourself in the core essence of the sport like never before with the Rawlings Pro Label Elements Series Storm Glove! This limited-edition Heart of the Hide Glove showcases a majestic royal blue hue, encapsulating the raw power and fierce intensity of a tumultuous thunderstorm, endowing your play with an unstoppable force to elevate your competitive prowess.

Just as every droplet forms the storm, this Pro Label Glove boasts renowned steerhide leather intrinsic to all Heart of the Hide models. Crafted with a legacy of excellence, this glove remains the top choice for professionals through the ages. 

This Heart of the Hide Pro Label is constructed to Rawlings' popular 204-Pattern, a favorite among infielders for its seamless movement and swift transfers, empowering your play with the unstoppable might of a storm's surge.

Additionally, Heart of the Hide Pro Label Element Gloves are further distinguished by their unique leather oval-R and leather Rawlings patch, making a bold statement and standing out in any dugout. Embrace the storm and harness its power to transform your game with this extraordinary glove!

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 us, 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 Pro Label Element Storm 11.5" Baseball Glove: PRO204-2R
Age Range 13-15 High School-Adult
Color Blue
Feel Stiff
Glove Type Baseball
Pattern 200
Position Infield Second Base Short Stop Third Base
Series Heart of the Hide Pro Label
Size 11.50
Sub Type Fielders
Vendor Rawlings
Web Type I-Web
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