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Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt

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Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt
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  • Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt
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Product Features

  • ***SUNGLASSES ARE NOT INCLUDED***
  • 12.50 Inch First Base Mitt
  • AkademaLyte Leather on Back for Lighter Feel
  • Conventional Open Back
  • Deep Pocket
  • Fastpitch Softball Design
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  • Funnel Technology
  • Grasp Clasp Adjustable Wrist Strap
  • Single Post Web
  • Smaller Finger Stalls
  • U.S. Steerhide Leather on Palm and Web

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4 Star Rating   6 customer reviews


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Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt
4 Star Rating
by Michelle
Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt review by Michelle
Pros: ready to use right out of the box. Fit my daughters hand perfectly. It's light weight and looks great. The glove is very well made except for the faux leather on the edges. Cons:The faux leather used on the edges does not hold up well at all. However, it does not appear to affect the golves performance. I think for $100 it should be all leather.

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Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt
4 Star Rating
by Itsmejoe231
Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt review by Itsmejoe231
Pros: Very good glove for my 10 U daughter. I didn't think it would be broken-in in time for our tournament but she used it anyway. You can throw anything at her and she will snag it with this glove!! Cons:None.

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Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt
4 Star Rating
by Nate
Akadema Fastpitch Series: ANF71 First Base Mitt review by Nate
Pros: Bought this glove for 9 year old girl, she loves it. It makes a great diffrence in digging out balls and it funnels balls very well. Easy to break in oven does wonders......... I also beat the pocket in and the outside to make it loose. Played tournament with it 2 days after getting it she did not miss a ball in dirt or high played 4 games........ It is a great size for her to... Built well.. Cons:None as of now....

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My granddaughter is 11 and plays 5-6 grade fastpitch. She is 5'9" and has hands larger than mine (Men's Large). What would be a good choice for a first base mitt for her?

Based on her age and position, our Glove Coach recommends a 12" model. Since you mentioned that she does have larger hands the 12.50" pattern of the Akadema Fastpich Series (ANF71) may be a good size for her. Ultimately, it will depend on her preferences, however this Akadema would be a great high performance model to go with if the size is correct.

Tessa L. Expert ·Apr 02, 2014

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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.

Tyler Expert ·Jan 21, 2013

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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.

Brett Expert ·Aug 23, 2011

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Product Description

Akadema is the most exciting baseball and softball company in the world. Born to satisfy the needs of the competitive fastpitch player, the Akadema FastPitch Design Series is handcrafted to increase your level of performance on the field. Constructed of U.S. Steerhide throughout the pocket and webbing, the back of the glove features exclusive AkademaLyte leather, decreasing the overall weight of the glove and allowing for a faster break-in period and a more manageable feel. Smaller finger stalls used to decrease the distance between the thumb and index finger and Akadema's Grasp Clasp adjustable wrist strap allow for increased playability for female fastpitch players. Akadema's latest innovation, the patent pending Funnel is sweeping across professional baseball infields everywhere! In response to the large number of professional infielders who bend the thumb and pinky fingers of their gloves outward creating a glove that remains open rather than closed in its natural state, Akadema has created the Funnel. With patent pending FleXion slit and an inverted thumb and pinky finger, the Funnel's natural state is open, allowing for the maximum fielding surface available for that hard ground ball up the middle or that two hopper in the hole! Turn two like an All-Star with Akadema's all new Funnel infielders glove! Akadema: Bring Your "A" Game! Free Shipping!

About Akadema

Akadema In Akadema's short but remarkable history it has become one of America's hottest baseball and softball equipment company for professional, college, high school, and serious youth players. The Akadema phenomenon started with the Professional Glove Series and continues with the Reptilian®, Praying Mantis®, Pro Soft™ and Prodigy™ Glove Series as well as the Amish Wood™, Tacktion™ and Xtension® Aluminum Bat Series. Akadema's ownership attributes increasing market share to their innovative professional baseball and softball product line in contrast to mass-.... read more

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