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Rawlings Liberty Advanced 12.5" Fastpitch Softball Glove: RLA125-3S: Image #427380
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Glove Profile

Rawlings Liberty Advanced 12.5" Fastpitch Softball Glove: RLA125-3S

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

  • Free Shipping

  • 12.50 Inch Length

  • Recommended For Pitchers & Infielders (2B, SS & 3B)

  • Should Feature A Fairly Easy Break-In (Rawlings Says Only 30% Of The Break-In Is Left To The Player)

  • Designed With A Snugger Fit For A Female Hand

  • Basket Webbing

  • 125SB Pattern - 12.50 Inch Length. Deep Pocketed, Standard Hand Spread. Very Traditional Softball Pattern. Closes Thumb To Middle And 4th Finger.

  • Full Grain Leather Shell

  • Colorway: White | Red

  • XRD Index Finger Pad On Back Of Shell Provides Elite Protection

  • Adjustable Pull-Strap Back To Give Fastpitch Players Optimal Fit And Comfort

  • Partially Open Backing

  • Rawlings' Leather Reinforced Palm Pad Is Built Into The Inner Hand Liner To Protect The Glove Hand From Extra Sting

Description

Rawlings Liberty Advanced 12.5" Fastpitch Softball Glove: RLA125-3S

Every flyball will feel like a can-of-corn when you take this Rawlings Liberty Advanced 12.5" Fastpitch Softball Glove out to the diamond!

Glove Benefits

This glove offers a full-grain leather shell with a sturdy feel that provides durability throughout the rigors of a long season. Laces made from leather can be adjusted to form a comfortable fit, and a palm pad made from Poron XRD helps absorb shock from hard hit balls while aiding in the glove's shape during the break-in period. At 12.5 inches, this glove is ideally suited for outfielders who need a longer reach in tracking down balls, but infielders and pitchers can also appreciate the secure pocket with its web basket that helps you confidently snag any ball. With a deer-tanned cowhide lining, this glove keeps your hand comfortable, and the adjustable pull strap back ensures a snug fit.

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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Questions and Answers

Have a question about the Rawlings Liberty Advanced 12.5" Fastpitch Softball Glove: RLA125-3S? Ask our team of experts and they will respond within 24 hours.

What is the difference between this glove and the HOH gloves? Clay Hess
Liberty Advanced models, like the Rawlings Liberty Advanced 12.5" Fastpitch Softball Glove: RLA125-3S, will feature a more game ready leather shell and slightly less padding in the palm when compared to the Heart of the Hide models.
Cameron

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 Liberty Advanced 12.5" Fastpitch Softball Glove: RLA125-3S
Age Range 13-15 High School-Adult
Color Red White
Feel Soft
Glove Type Female Fastpitch Softball
Position Infield Outfield Pitcher Second Base Short Stop Third Base
Series Liberty Advanced
Size 12.50
Sub Type Fielders
Vendor Rawlings
Web Type Basket
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