How to Choose baseball pitcher gloves

Step-by-step Instructions

Here is what you need to do...
Step 1

The first step you are going to want to find out is how long you want your glove to be. The average for most pitchers in high school and college would have to be around 12-14 inches in length. But just in case i suggest going out and trying multiple lengths and see what fits you best. The length is important because you want to have enough room to be able to easily move your hand and fingers around in the pocket to change pitches without giving anything away to the hitter.

Step 2

The next step is going to be that you make sure that you find a glove that doesn't have big holes in the webbing. You won't want these big holes in the webbing because if you do the hitters will be able to see you moving your fingers to change pitches and also will be able to sometimes see what pitch you're going to throw.

Step 3

You're also going to want to find a quality leather is easily broken in and not one to rip. The leather of your glove will play an important role in how long it lasts you and how easily it is broken in.

Special Attention

Difficulties people often experience or parts that need special attention to do it right.

The difficulty to finding a good pitchers glove is finding one that is the right length and also no pockets that is appealing to you. You may have to make a few sacrifices with looks to find the right pitchers glove. And what the glove helps you with on the field is much more important than the looks of the glove.

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I first bought my first pitchers glove about 6 years ago when I was a freshman in high school. It is a tricky process but one that is important to know for all pitchers. I got started with this because I am a pitcher.

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