The Akadema® APM-42 Praying Mantis Series 32.5-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.