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Is this a good glove for a 9 year old turning 10 in December? Is it too small? What other gloves comparable to this one would be recommended?
This Akadema Prodigy Series (AHC94-12) Youth First Base Mitt would be a great option for a Youth first baseman. The 11.50" pattern size would be a great choice for that age. We really only carry 3 options in this size, but the Mizuno Prospect would be a great option to consider too: http://goo.gl/gmJEvG.
Is there any nylon in the interior of this glove, or is it completely leather inside and out (other than the labeling)?
The Akadema Prodigy Series (AHC94-12) features an all leather shell, including the pocket and webbing. There will be more synthetic materials on the interior of the glove to provide padding and support.
I have a 10 yr old turning 11 in May. Over 5'0" and large hands for his age. Is there a size range to jump to an adult glove?
We recommend a youth glove for his age and size. The Akadema Prodigy Series: AHC94-12 Youth First Base Mitt is a great option for him. Most players move to an adult glove at age 12 to 13, depending on the size of the player.
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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
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- Wooden Break-In Mallet