The Most Expensive Baseball Glove in the World
The Rawlings Primo is the most expensive baseball glove. Despite being only the second most popular sport in the US baseball is considered our national pastime. To some players, the most important part of their arsenal is the baseball glove. This has been a problem for Rawlings, who just introduced the most expensive baseball glove on the market.
The Rawlings Primo begins with a handcrafted Dual-Core and precision formed pocket. Two layers of Italian full-grain leather work together in Rawlings’ trademarked Handcrafted Dual Core system to allow position-specific break points in this glove, which means it closes quickly and naturally. With Rawlings’ patented Trap-Eze design, the pocket is part of the glove rather than being a separate piece. This provides extra strength, and it lets you maintain more control over your performance.
The layers support each other for added durability and comfort while breaking in to form the ultimate pocket. Additionally, break points are strategically placed within the pattern to allow your hand to close in the way that your position demands. Trap-Eze web outfield model. Hand orientation refers to which hand wears the glove. The full-grain leather and calf lining allow for a smooth look and comfortable feel while the treatment the leather and lacing undergo ensures durability.
The glove retails for around $450. Unfortunately, the glove has become most popular with pitchers, who are generally the players least attached to their gloves. Other players may cite superstition or simple familiarity with their current glove as reasons not to switch to the most expensive baseball glove. The glove’s Fastback provides a comfortable fit, and hand-sewn welting eliminates the conjoining leather piece that would normally rub against your thumb. Perfecting catches since 1887, has over 100 years of experience crafting fine baseball gloves for every type of ball player. This most expensive baseball glove ideal for outfielders chasing fly balls and scooping up ground balls.