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Discussion: Glove

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Nov. 18, 2014
cutty
44 posts
Glove
Moving to infield next year. Need a good glove. Any Suggestions. I know it,s a lot out there.
Nov. 18, 2014
Capt Kirk
534 posts
I like using a 13" glove when playing SS or 2B, if I am playing 3B I sometime use a 14" glove. I like the Mizuno MVP model, they are easy to break-in. It always come
back to what are you most comfortable with. Some players
believe the bigger the glove the better, I have tried
to use a 15" glove on the INF, but it seems me that I didn't have the control that I like.
Capt Kirk
Nov. 18, 2014
mad dog
Men's 65
4176 posts
i use a 14" glove at all times.....got used them a long time ago and love the extra reach of them......
Nov. 19, 2014
$Bill
Men's 65
12 posts
Cutty,
I have played SS all my life and started with a 12 in glove and as I got older (wiser) increased my glove size. I am now at 14in and may move to 15 if I make it to my 70s. The challenge is the transfer of the ball from your glove. I conditioned myself to take all double play throws in the palm of my glove ( purchased a cushion to relieve the pain) or bare handed.
bottom line is you need to feel comfortable and as with any new glove need to play catch until you do.
good luck!
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