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Spring Training Overstock
100% Water Resistant Wool Wrist Pad
11.50 Inch Pattern
Vertical Hinge Web
Break-In: 60% Player, 40% Factory
Colorway: Brown / Black
Conventional Open Back
Deertouch Finger Back Lining Adds Unmatched Luxury
Full-Grain Kip Leather Provides Long Lasting Structure
Infielder / Pitcher Glove
Padded Thumb Sleeve
Pittards Sheepskin Palm Lining Adds Superior Comfort & Protection
Professional Padding Aids In Pocket Formation & Shape Retention
Tennessee Tanning Rawhide Leather Laces Add Structure, Durability, & Strength
Get ready to take on the new season with this 2017 pro stock pattern! These Rawlings X-Outs are individually handcrafted with limited edition designs. Here is your chance to put your hand in the same glove as some of the league's best. Rawlings bring an excess of baseball gloves with them to Spring Training each year so that they can supply their Advisory Staff Major League Baseball players with an exuberant amount to choose from. Once Spring Training is all said and done, there is always a surplus that did not get utilized on the field and one man's overstock is another man's treasure. With a long-lasting, full-grain kip leather construction, the Pro Preferred baseball gloves offer a splendid break in, a perfect pocket, and impeccable structure with season after season performance. Inside of these models, Rawlings has applied their Pittards sheepskin palm lining which also offers extraordinary protection with a rich feel. Not to mention, on the back of your hand, a 100% wool wrist liner helps wick away sweat while keeping your hand cool and dry. On top of that, Deertouch finger back linings provide a smooth, luxurious impression that can't be beaten. Tennessee tanned rawhide leather laces tie it all together to add unbeatable structure and strength. Rawlings: For The Professional Player!
This pro stock model, the Rawlings Pro Preferred Baseball Glove (PROS200-12PRMOPRO), features an 11.50-inch pattern, a vertical hinge web, and it may be used by both infielders and pitchers. Wear what the pros are wearing and get one of these Rawlings baseball gloves today with free shipping and an unbeatable 100-day guarantee only at JustBallGloves.com. Remember, we'll be here for you from click to catch!
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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.
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