Akadema Youth Prodigy Series AGC98 32” Inch Catchers Mitt

SKU: AGC 98
$139.95 $169.99

For ages 9-13. 32” circumference pattern, Spiral-Lock web, open back, and deep pocket designed for the serious youth catcher. Designed by Hall of Famer Gary Carter, the AGC-98 features new patent pending "Stress Wedge" technology, located between the index finger and thumb, the Praying Mantis offers shock absorbing protection for the hand against injury and sting when receiving the ball. The Praying Mantis also offers two additional "Finger Hammocks" allowing the fingers to be firmly positioned and more secure in the glove. Additional features include the "Double-sided Slim Padding" allowing for increased pocket size and easier ball retention. Uniquely designed shape allows the throwing hand easier access into the pocket, resulting in a quicker glove to hand transfer and faster times to second base. The Praying Mantis also features a "Double Flexhinge" which makes the glove snap closed on contact. Hand-crafted with select U.S. Steerhide pocket, AkademaLyte leather on the back, and Akadema ¼” Rawhide lacing. Right or left hand throw

Glove Sizing Guide & Info

SECOND BASE / SHORTSTOP

Ages 7 and under: 8 - 10.5" Inches

Ages 8-10: 10.5 - 11.25" Inches

Ages 11-13: 11 - 11.5" Inches

Ages 14+: 11.25 - 11.5" Inches

THIRD BASE

Ages 7 and under: 8 - 10.5" Inches

Ages 8-10: 10.5 - 11.5" Inches

Ages 11-13: 11 - 11.75" Inches

Ages 14+: 11.5 - 12" Inches

PITCHER

Ages 7 and under: 8 - 10.5" Inches

Ages 8-10: 10.5 - 11.5" Inches

Ages 11-13: 11.5 - 12" Inches

Ages 14+: 11.5 - 12" Inches

OUTFIELD

Ages 7 and under: 9 - 10.5" Inches

Ages 8-10: 10 - 12" Inches

Ages 11-13: 11.75 - 12.75" Inches

Ages 14+: 12 - 13” Inches

CATCHER

Ages 7 and under: 29.5 - 30" Inches

Ages 8-10: 30 - 31" Inches

Ages 11-13: 30 - 32.5" Inches

Ages 14+: 32 - 34” Inches

FIRST BASE

Ages 7 and under: 11.5" Inches

Ages 8-10: 11.5 - 12" Inches

Ages 11-13: 11.5 - 12" Inches

Ages 14+: 12 - 13" Inches

-With a wide variety of glove types available, the range of sizes is even more extensive. Nailing down the right glove size can be quite a challenge. Yet, at CustomBallgloves.com, we strive to simplify this process. Two key factors come into play when determining the ideal glove size. The first consideration is the player's age. If the player is under 10 years old and lacks a primary position, they should explore sizes within the 9" - 11" range. Opting for a smaller mitt within this range boosts their confidence through better control, while ensuring comfort across all positions.

-In contrast to bats, assessing the quality of gloves is straightforward. The level of investment in a glove directly correlates with its durability and consistency. Budget-friendly gloves have a quicker break-in period, rendering them game-ready sooner, yet they tend to have shorter lifespans. On the other hand, premium gloves can withstand multiple seasons but might demand a more thorough break-in process.

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Brand: Akadema

Series: Prodigy Series

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Akadema Youth Prodigy Series AGC98 32” Inch Catchers Mitt

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