Search
Related Links



    

Informative Articles

Beat the bookies
BEATING THE BOOKIES BETTING TIPS AND TRICKS You are free to sell, give away and distribute this e-book in anyway as long as it is not altered This ebook has been created to give you an insight how the bookies work and make there profits....

Coaching Sports For All The Right Reasons
The Glove It was during a March evening in 2002 that I received word that my grandfather was dying. I drove the four and a half hours to Ironwood, Michigan in a snowstorm to say goodbye. I was able to see my grandpa and he was able to recognize me...

ESPN Magazine The History
ESPN (the magazine), formerly an abbreviation of Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is published bi-weekly and owned by an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting mostly sports-related programming twenty-four hours...

Golf And Zen - Chapter 3
About Golfing Zen: This is the third in a continuing series of short essays dealing with the application of Eastern spiritual philosophy to your golf game. The surface intent is that, as you apply the ideas, your golf and your enjoyment of...

How to find the right paintball gun for you
Sports and hobbies have a special place in our lives. They are not just responsible for our physical and psychological development but also act as our best pals especially in times of aloofness. Since Homo sapiens are different by birth, they have...

 
Baseball Gloves!

Baseball Gloves!

If you play baseball or softball, you need a good, dependable baseball glove. The right baseball glove can make the difference in your game.

Below are some suggestions for finding the right baseball glove:

How To Buy A Baseball Glove from:

http://thelefthand.com/baseballgloves.html

Gloves, like the hands they fit, come in a variety of sizes. Baseball and softball gloves also are geared to fit both the position you play and the level of your game. Keep these factors in mind when you decide which style, size, features and materials best suit your game.

Determine the glove that best suits your fielding position
Catcher
First base
Infield
Outfield
Softball
Find the features that fit your game
Construction
Materials
Suit the glove to your ability
Fit the glove to your hand
Determine the glove that best suits your fielding position.

Gloves are made to better help you field your position. A key element in determining the size mitt you buy is the position you play in the field.

Catcher

A fingerless mitt (it does not have individual fingers)
Has heavy padding to reduce the sting from the pitcher's throw
Reinforced to withstand the


heavy use throughout a game.

First base

Also resembles a mitten, but has less padding than the catcher's mitt
It is longer to help the first baseman field throws from infielders
A shallow pocket allows the first baseman to quickly retrieve the ball from the mitt.

Infield

A five-fingered glove with a shallow pocket
A youth size is between 9 - 11 inches
Adults 10 1/2 to 11 1/2 inch is the typical baseball size
Softball infielder gloves have a deeper pocket to accept the bigger ball
Second basemen need a smaller glove to help make those quick throws while still having control shortstops use something in the middle for grounders and quick throws Third basemen need a larger glove.

Outfield

Usually sized at 12 to12 1/2-inches for adults, about 11 inches for children. A deeper pocket to handle balls hit high in the air
Longer length to give as much reach as possible.

If you plan to play several positions, find a glove that provides the most control for a variety of outfield positions.

About the author:

http://www.a1-glove-4u.info/baseball.html




Sign up for PayPal and start accepting credit card payments instantly.