If there is one thing Mizuno is known for its developing high quality baseball gloves for players of every age and any skill level. The Mizuno GPL1154 Prospect 11.5 Inch Youth Baseball Glove is specifically made to fit the hand of a youth baseball player. It is the perfect glove for a youth baseball player that is just starting out.
One of the most important things for a youth to do is learn how to play the game of baseball the right way. The technologies used to great the Prospect Series gloves are centered around this very idea.
Features of the Mizuno GPL1154 Prospect Series
Here are a few features every young player will love about this glove.
PowerClose & V-Flex Technology
Powerclose is Mizuno’s patented technology. This technology places hinges in the glove which makes it super easy for the player to catch the baseball. It provides both leverage and control. Once the player catches the ball the hinges will allow them to squeeze the ball and secure the catch. The V-Flex technology gives the glove what is known as a break point which makes closing the glove easier than ever.
ParaShock Palm Padding
As players get older the balls they catch will be coming at them at a much faster rate of speed. When the balls hit their hands it hurts. But not with this glove. Thanks to the ParaShock Palm padding your youth baseball player will have all the protection he, or she, needs when catching those fast moving balls. The padding will reduce the shock and prevent the stinging sensation you usually feel when catching a baseball.
Mizuno Adjustable Wrist Strap
As a baseball player it is vital your glove fits properly. If the glove is too tight or too loose it will prevent you from catch the ball the right way. This of course can ultimately lead to injury. Thanks to the Mizuno adjustable wrist strap you don’t have to worry about that. The strap makes it possible for you to adjust the glove to fit your hand snug and comfortably.
Flex Bridge Modified Closed Back
The flex bridge closed back gives you the ultimate in control and makes catching balls a lot easier. It also has a Tartan basket web to help you catch and hold on to anything that comes your way. The web basically ensures you catch every ball. This is one of the features that makes this glove the perfect training glove.
Overall this is a great glove. Many reviewers have rated it a perfect 5 stars. This is because this glove will help any youth baseball player take their game to a whole new level. It is the perfect glove for a second basemen, short stop, third basemen, pitcher or infielder.
If your child is just starting out in the game of baseball or they are transitioning to more competitive levels, this is the glove they need. It will help them hone their skills and learn how to catch the ball the right way. Once they learn how to catch the ball the right way they will be simply unstoppable.