The Akadema® APM-40 Praying Mantis Series 33.5-in baseball catcher's mitt utilizes "Stress Wedge" technology with shock-absorbing protection for the hand against injury and sting when receiving the ball. Double-sided Slim Padding allows for increased pocket size and easier ball retention and the nique shape gives the throwing hand easier access into the pocket, resulting in a quicker glove-to-hand transfer and faster times to second base.
Type of Glove:Baseball
Offers an ideal combination of durability and feel.
Often chosen by pitchers for concealing the ball, provides extra support and is easily broken in.
Palm Pad:Stress Wedge
Located between the index finger and thumb, the Stress Wedge offers shock absorbing protection for the hand against injury and sting when receiving the ball.
Provides more control, while easing the shock of hard hit balls.
Comments about Akadema APM-40 Praying Mantis Series 33.5 Inch Baseball Catcher's Mitt:
This glove is awesome! Broke it in for my sunday game in 3 days! I think the stress wedge in it could be put in a little lower on the hand but thats it! I had people coming up to me at the game asking where i got it cause it was the nicest catchers glove they ever seen! I agree!
Feels true to size
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend