Friday, August 31, 2012

Rawlings' HOH Dual Core 11 1/2” Glove Performs


If you’ve been around the game, you know this glove will perform.

Rawlings’ Heart of the Hide Dual Core  11.5” glove (model number PRO202DCC) features a conventional back with a Pro I web.

Rawlings Gear customer Tomb9128 played in college and the minor leagues. Now a coach, he bought a HOH Dual Core 11.5” glove to teach and warm up his players.

“This glove brings back fond memories,” he wrote. “It is extremely well made. The leather is not too soft and it holds its shape extremely well. The holes in the webbing are excellent and you don't have to worry about the lacing ripping through the holes. Overall an excellent glove; highly recommended to any level player.”

Rawlings' patented Dual Core technology gives each glove position-specific break points so players can achieve top-level performance.

The HOH Dual Core 11.5” glove is recommended for middle infielders and third basemen.

All Rawlings Heart of the Hide Dual Core gloves use leather that is tanned softer than other leathers. They have an oil-injected exterior to make breaking in your glove easy.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to order your next Rawlings Heart of the Hide Dual Core glove.


Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Rawlings' HOH Dual Core 12” Glove Features Modified Trap Web


Infielders and pitchers don’t have to look any further for the perfect 12” glove.

Rawlings’ Heart of the Hide Dual Core baseball glove (model number PRO12MTDCC) features a conventional back and the Modified Trap-Eze® web.

Rawlings' patented Dual Core technology gives each glove position-specific break points. That means no matter your position, you can be sure your Dual Core glove will help you perform to your highest level.

All Rawlings Heart of the Hide Dual Core gloves are specially tanned for a soft feel and less break-in time. They feature a two-tone look, with black leather and camel colored lacing.

The 12” glove is available for left-handed players as model number PRO12MTDCC-RH.

Don’t forget to personalize your glove at Rawlings Gear.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to order your next Rawlings Heart of the Hide Dual Core glove.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Rawlings’ Travel Tee—A Classic Hitting Tool


Get your traditional batting tee at Rawlings Gear.

Rawlings’ 5-Tool Travel Tee (model number TRAVLTEE) is made from a heavy-duty molded rubber and adjusts from 21” to 36” for training at any level.

The tee is part of Rawlings’ 5-Tool Training Program, a partnership with Ripken Baseball that helps players improve their fundamental skills—hitting for average, hitting for power, fielding, throwing and speed.

Use the tee with Rawlings’ 5” Training Balls or 9” Training Balls to improve your hand-eye coordination.

All 5-Tool Training products come with drills and instructions.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to purchase your 5-Tool Training Program products.


Friday, August 24, 2012

Know Your Rawlings’ Leather Goods Warranty


Rawlings and Rawlings Gear stand behind their products, which is why all leather goods carry a 1-year warranty.

If you carry Rawlings’ leather briefcase, portfolio, wallet or any leather specialty item, its warranty covers structural damage.

Its warranty doesn’t cover the following (but Rawlings Gear’s Customer Care representatives have some recommendations for care):

  • Darkening or discoloration from using leather conditioners, oils or cleaners
  • Discoloration from extreme water saturation
  • General wear and tear
  • Abuse or cosmetic damage
  • Transit or airline damage
  • Incidental or consequential damage such as damage or loss of the contents of a bag, loss of use, loss of time or similar expenses

Rawlings Gear recommends using a soft brush or damp cloth to clean your leather goods. Store them in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place, and don’t expose them to direct sunlight.

If the leather gets wet, wipe it with a soft, dry cloth and allow it to dry naturally.

Rawlings' leather goods will last as long as your glove. They get softer and comfortably weathered over time.

Limited quantities are available.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to purchase your Rawlings leather goods.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Rawlings’ New Pro Preferred First Base Mitt Features PORON XRD Palm Pad


Rawlings has added a new first base mitt to its Pro Preferred series.
Rawlings’ Pro Preferred First Base baseball glove (model number PROSFMBRX) features a conventional back and a modified Pro HTM web, which helps create a strong pocket so the ball stays in place. At 13", this glove is designed to flatten out wide to trap the ball coming in from any direction.

The PORON® XRD™ palm pad drastically reduces the impact of the ball.

Rawlings Gear customer Lightning1 was has been pleased with the strength of the glove. Calling it a “top-notch glove,” he wrote, “The glove will not get floppy for 1B play and the leather is very supple once broken in.”

All Rawlings’ Pro Preferred gloves leave most of the break-in up to the player. They are designed with supple kipskin leather that provides a smooth look and feel.

The Pittards performance sheepskin lining wicks moisture and sweat away to keep your hand dry and keep your glove in great condition.

Pro Preferred gloves are made to last.

This glove is available for left-handed players under model number PROSFMBRX-RH.

For that extra touch, Rawlings Gear can engrave or personalize this glove.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to get your Rawlings' Pro Preferred glove.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Rawlings Creates New Pro Preferred Glove for Outfielders


Rawlings has added a new outfielder's glove to its Pro Preferred series.

Rawlings’ Pro Preferred 12.75” glove (model number PROS303-6BR) features the Pro H™ web and a conventional back.

The Pro H™ web is a versatile web used by outfielders and infielders alike, but this glove is recommended primarily for outfielders because of its deep pocket.

Rawlings’ Pro Preferred gloves are made with supple kipskin leather that provides a smooth look and feel. The Pittards performance sheepskin lining wicks moisture and sweat away to keep your hand dry and keep your glove in great condition.

These gloves are built for the player to break them in just how he wants.

This glove is available for left-handed players under model number PROS303-6BR-RH.

For that extra touch, Rawlings Gear can personalize or engrave this glove.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to buy your Rawlings' Pro Preferred glove.



Friday, August 17, 2012

Rawlings’ Workhorse Batting Gloves Are the Best Around


Get the batting gloves Rawlings Gear customers say are the best around.

Rawlings’ Workhorse 950 batting gloves (model number BGP950T) feature Rawlings’ exclusive Dynamic Fit System, durable Oiltac leather palms and Rawlings’ Dura Plus palm pad.

These batting gloves are known for their durability.

“I've used these for years. They fit the hands well and provided excellent protection against sting and blisters. The heel pad really allows the hitter to get after it,” wrote Juiceweezl on Rawlings Gear. “My 8-year-old wears them as well and refuses to wear any other gloves. These are the best batting gloves on the market.”

“I have gone through several other brands of batting gloves and after using these, I will not use another,” Dm21 commented.

“These batting gloves are comfortable, soft, durable, provide excellent grip, and they breathe. The color selection is an added bonus. They also just plain look cool,” MMM3 wrote.

Workhorse 950 batting gloves are recommended for players who grip the bat tightly or use a bat with a tape-wrapped or bare-handle grip. They are excellent for use during batting practice, in the batting cage and off-season.

Get them in a variety of colors at Rawlings Gear. Find youth sizes under model number BGP950TY.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to purchase your Workhorse 950 batting gloves.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Make Training Fun With Rawlings’ React Ball


Put the fun in fundamental fielding skills with Rawlings’ 5-Tool React Ball.

Rawlings’ React Ball (model number REACTBALL) looks and feels like a real baseball, its off-center weight creates erratic bounces to teach the fielder reaction time and positioning.

“Gosh, this thing can keep you entertained for hours,” wrote Bryce in a review at Rawlings Gear. “I go with some of my friends on my team and throw it against a wall at my old school, and it’s funny to see people scrambling one way to another!!”

Rawlings’ React Ball is made with a hand-sewn leather cover and a soft polyurethane foam core center.

It’s part of the 5-Tool Training Program, a partnership with Ripken Baseball that helps players improve their fielding, throwing, hitting for average, hitting for power and speed. Rawlings Gear carries the complete line of 5-Tool Training products.

The React Ball can also be purchased in fielding packs with a training glove.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to purchase your 5-Tool Training Program products.



Monday, August 13, 2012

Rawlings Changes Gold Glove Legend Colors


Rawlings’ latest Gold Glove Legend gloves feature a new color combination.


Gloves with the new colors are:

  • 12.75” outfield glove with Pro H web, style number GGL302CV. It is available for left-handed players under style number GGL302CV-RH.
  • 11.75” infield glove with 2-Piece Solid web, style number GGL1179. It is available for left-handed players under style number GGL1179-RH.
  • 11.5” infield glove with Modified Trap-Eze web, style number GGL204. It is available for left-handed players under style number GGL204-RH.
  • 11.5” infield glove with Pro H web, style number GGL56J.
  • 11.25” infield glove with Pro I web, style number GGL88.
  • 12.5” first base mitt with Single Post, Double Bar web, style number GGLFM18. It is available for left-handed players as style number GGLFM18-RH.
  • 33” catcher’s mitt with 1-Piece Closed web, style number GGLCM33.

Rawlings’ Gold Glove Legend series was created from the same game-day patterns and position-specific gloves your favorite pros use. They feature soft leather that allows for an easy, quick break-in. PORON® XRD palm pads have been added to ease the ball’s impact on your hand.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to purchase your Gold Glove Legend glove.



Friday, August 10, 2012

Prepare for Success With Rawlings’ Gold Glove Gamer First Base Mitt


Give your first baseman every opportunity to succeed with Rawlings’ Gold Glove Gamer first base mitt.

Rawlings’ Gold Glove Gamer 12.5” first base mitt (model number GGFBG) features the Single Post Double Bar web and a Double Ca-Thud style. This style allows the player to mold the end of the glove to scoop the ball.

“Playing first base with a glove designed for a first baseman really helps. The size and shape make errant throws, including low, wide and high, much easier to catch,” commented DG123 in a review at Rawlings Gear. “This GG Gamer model is near-ready to play right out of the box and breaks in nicely with each practice session.”

Another customer called the glove awesome.

“I bought this glove for my son as an upgrade to the Renegade series first baseman's mitt he was using,” Mattstl wrote. “The quality and workmanship on this glove look dynamite! Do to little break-in time needed for this glove, he started using it and didn't skip a beat on the field. Great glove at a great price. The best I've seen short of a professional series glove costing a hundred to two hundred more!”

All gloves in Rawlings’ Gold Glove Gamer series feature pro patterns, pro grade laces and pro soft leather. Rawlings’ Gold Glove leather allows for a quick and easy break-in. Full-grain finger linings help maximize the comfort and durability of these gloves.

Rawlings’ Gold Glove Gamer 12.5” first base mitt is available for left-handed players under model number GGFBG-RH.

Personalize your glove at Rawlings Gear.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to purchase your Gold Glove Gamer 12.5” glove.


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Rawlings Introduces New HOH Dual CoreTM Glove


New and in-stock at Rawlings Gear is the Heart of the Hide Dual CoreTM 12.5” baseball glove.

Rawlings’ Heart of the Hide Dual CoreTM 12.5” glove (model number PRO502DCC) features the Pro H web and the Fastback with D-ring strap.

Recommended for outfielders, infielders also may benefit from choosing this glove.

Rawlings' patented Dual CoreTM technology gives the glove position-specific break points that allow the glove to close naturally and easily no matter where you play.

Dual CoreTM gloves in Rawlings’ popular Heart of the Hide line feature a two-tone look, with black leather and camel colored lacing.

The Heart of the Hide leather used in Dual CoreTM gloves is tanned softer than other leathers, and the gloves have an oil-injected exterior to make breaking in your glove easy.

Rawlings’ Heart of the Hide Dual CoreTM 12.5” glove is available for left-handed players as model number PRO502DCC-RH.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at 866-678-GEAR(4327) to order your next Rawlings Heart of the Hide glove.