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.
When you think about it, baseball gloves have remained extremely similar for the past 100+ years. It’s a piece of leather, handcrafted and molded into a shape akin to that of an over-sized mitten.
Position-specific gloves have appeared, like that of a first baseman’s mitt or a catcher’s glove, but nonetheless, essentially the same leather material is utilized. Wilson, with the help of an all-time great baseball player, questioned why this was the case. They ultimately created the material we all know as SuperSkin. JustBallGloves.com dives into this SuperSkin and learn about the history, material composition, and overall benefits.