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12.00 Inch Length
Adjustable Pull Strap For A Custom Fit On The Wrist
All Leather Laces Increase Durability & Shape Retention
Break-In: 30% Player | 70% Factory
Colorway: White | Grey Lacing
Deer-Tanned Cowhide Lining Delivers Remarkable Comfort
Designed With A Snugger Fit For A Female Hand
Full-Grain, Oil-Treated Leather Shell Creates A Soft Feel
Poron XRD Palm & Index Finger Pads Decrease Sting By Providing Great Protection
Recommended For Pitchers & Infielders (Second Base, Shortstop and Third Base)
Partially Open Back
Rawlings Liberty Advanced 12" Fastpitch Softball Glove: RLA120-3WG
The Rawlings Liberty Advanced 12" fastpitch softball glove is a great choice for fastpitch players at any level. The glove is designed specifically to fit the smaller hands of female athletes to increase comfort and control while playing defense. Made with high-quality, lightweight leather that breaks in easily, the Liberty Advanced feels game ready quickly, but has the durability to last multiple seasons.
Designed for females, the glove features smaller finger stalls and an adjustable pull strap so players can customize the fit on their wrist. Many fastpitch players shift their fingers over to increase control and pocket size, this glove makes that shift easy. The Poron XRD padding throughout the palm and fingers provides extra protection to decrease sting on hard hit or hard thrown balls. The basket web and 12-inch opening make this glove perfect for infielders and pitchers.
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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.
|Glove Type||Female Fastpitch Softball|
|Position||Infield Pitcher Second Base Short Stop Third Base|
|Price||$100 - $199.99|
|Recommended Age Range||13-15 High School-Adult|
|Web Type||Basket Fully Closed|
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