What do you think about the Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt ?
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Is there any difference between a females first base glove and a males? What would you suggest for a 11 year old girl playing womens fast pitch?
A fastpitch softball first base mitt has a larger pocket to accommodate a softball, a smaller hand opening and more narrow finger stalls for a female's hand. A 12.25" or 12.5" model is recommended.
My daughter is 15 playing 16U. Do you think this is the right size glove for her?
This mitt should work well for your daughter. The average size first base mitt for 15 and 16 year old fastpitch softball players is 12.5 to 12.75 inches.
Is the Akadema ANF71 specifically designed for the female player or would a males hand work well in the glove? Is it made just like the prosoft gloves leather?
This is a glove designed for fastpitch softball. It will be stitched tighter and will have a more narrow wrist opening to better fit a smaller hand. It may be a little uncomfortable for a male with average or above average size hands. It will be made from the same leather used in the Pro Soft series.
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Glove Care Kit
The Glove Care Kit is designed to help you break-in your new glove the correct way and help maintain your glove from season to season. This unique package that cannot be found anywhere else provides everything you will need to get the glove game ready in the shortest amount of time. The Glove Care Kit includes:
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- Oversized Shaping Ball
- Two Applicator Sponges
- Two Oversized Shaping Bands
- Wooden Break-In Mallet