It takes a different breed of player to squat down behind the plate, pitch-after-pitch, game-after-game, year-after-year. Protected by armor akin to that of a combat soldier, knowing that cuts and bruises are imminent every single game. On top of that, they have to call and game and keep the runners in check, too. That’s why getting their mitt selection right is extremely important.Let us do the work for you. Check out JustBallGloves.com’s review of the best five (5) catchers mitts in 2019, as selected by players, coaches, and parents.
Finding the right glove for your youth player is a tough task. Every player’s preference and hand size will be different. Therefore, determining the correct option can require both research and patience. Here at JustBallGloves.com, we know the struggle and want to do everything we can to make the process simple for you.
Most of the games’ best are blessed with natural gifts that allow them to shine beyond your average player. Not to discount the hard work and determination it takes to make it to The Bigs, but almost every star is born with a stand-out attribute or two. However, there can always be an exception. Insert Boston’s legend, Dustin Pedroia.
Wilson has just revealed their brand new 2020 Wilson A2K gloves. So naturally, people are very interested to learn about the most elite models that Wilson offers. Let’s stop delaying and get right to it!
With Spring just around the corner, it’s time to start looking for a new fastpitch softball glove. The team here at JustBallGloves.com is here to help navigate the difficult process. Furthermore, we have received feedback directly from players and coaches to comprise the following list of most popular fastpitch gloves for the 2019 season. Check ‘em out and let us know what you think!
What is a blem glove? Why do blemishes occur? Will it effect my game?
Those are all great questions. Today on the blog, we are going to answer each one of them AND review one of the most popular blem gloves JustBallGloves has ever sold: the Wilson A2000 11.25" SuperSkin Baseball Glove: WTA20RB171788SS w/ Cosmetic Blem!
Let’s dig in.
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Nothing is more special to a player than their glove. Bats tend to come and go from season-to-season. That’s not the case with your glove though. A special bond is created after the hours it can take to properly break-in your new, and hopefully, fragrant glove. The team here at JustBallGloves.com has received feedback directly from players and coaches to comprise the following list of most popular infield gloves for the 2019 season. Any on the list catch your eye?
It took over a year, but it was worth the wait. SSK spent many days working with their factory to ensure the highest quality of gloves that each of their customers would be extremely proud to wear. These collections were each carefully built by Japanese craftsmen and have the Japanese Shokunin stamp to prove it. Each line is differentiated by the color of the SSK logo on the glove's wrist strap.
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It’s no secret that Jose Altuve has become one of the most beloved and idolized players in all of baseball. His breakout year in 2012 was just the beginning for the young star. Altuve went on to play in (5) All-Star games after his 2012 season, he won AL Most Valuable Player in 2017, and added (4) different Silver Slugger awards to his collection.
Where Altuve really stood out was on the field. When you battle as much adversity as Jose Altuve did throughout his career, you have to be scrappy and do the little things right, every time. This was accomplished through the art of defense. The people who study Altuve and his defensive play also pay close attention to the infield model he created for the 2018 and 2019 Wilson glove line.
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Baseball gloves are rich in history, ranging back well over a hundred years. Doug Allison (1870) of the Cincinnati Red Stockings is thought to be the first player to utilize a glove when playing because he had an injured left hand. Now how his hand got injured is still up for debate, but there’s a good chance it was because he was playing catcher… without a glove.
We won’t be ranging back into history with this article though. Instead, we will be doing quite the opposite. JustBallGloves.com takes a look at the latest and greatest in the 10 best 2018 baseball glove series.