The release of the 2020 Wilson Glove Line means a whole host of fresh A2K models would hit the market, and just like in past years, the Infield models are sweet. Here is our guide to the Wilson A2K Infield Gloves:
The 1786 is an 11.5″ mitt with an I-web and shallow pocket. It’s our favorite middle infield glove for 2020 and is simply an amazing mitt to use at shortstop and/or second base. Get it here.
The 1786SS is the Superskin version of the aforementioned 1786, with the same 11.5″ length with an I-web and shallow pocket. However, it’s bit lighter, which is perfect for middle infielders looking for an easier glove to handle. Buy it here.
The 2020 Wilson A2K 1787 is an 11.75″ mitt that is built for shortstop and third base. It’s listed as one of our favorite gloves for the left side of the infield, as it medium depth pocket is perfect for snagging grounders at short and third. Get it here.
The 1787SS is the Superskin, lighter-in-weight version of the above 1787. If you’re a third basemen or shortstop looking for a lighter glove, the 1787SS is the perfect model for you. Buy it here.
The Matt Chapman game model is simply a customized version of the above 1787 models. If you want a bit of a flashier glove (in orange tan and kelly green) for third or short, the MC26 is the best A2K infield model for you. Get it here.
The 1721 is a 12″ third basemen’s mitt with an H-web, and is Wilson’s best traditional third base mitt. With a deep pocket built for the hot corner, it will snag those hot shots at third. Buy it here.
A while back Rawlings discontinued the use of Horween leather on their stock mitts. And while they have yet to have more than a limited comeback , more and more Horween gloves are available today than in the past few years.
This post will serve as the complete guide to any Rawlings Horween gloves that hit the marketplace. Releases may be few and far between, but this post will remained updated throughout the years.
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It’s been a while since the Cal Ripken model has been on the market. It’s 12″, has a single post, a Fastback shell, and of course, Horween leather.
And while it’s not the greatest mitt on use on the diamond anymore, it’s the perfect glove for collectors who wish to have a glove that you probably won’t ever see used in the MLB again.
Nolan Arenado is simply one of the best two-way players in the MLB today. And while his bat has been doing most of the talking in recent years, you can’t ignore the fact that he’s won six straight Gold Glove awards at the hot corner. Yes, six.
Mike Trout is one of the best players baseball has ever seen, and while his bat is a large reason for this distinction, he’s also more than handled his own in center field. And he’s done all of this in the past few reasons with his Rawlings Pro Preferred MT27 mitt:
The MT27 is the Mike Trout game model glove Rawlings released last year. It’s a 12.75″ outfield mitt with a trapeze web, black colorway with red accents, and Fastback design. It’s quite a unique mitt, as few outfielders use the trapeze in the MLB anymore.
And if you want to dominate the outfield like Mike Trout does, you can get his exact glove for yourself at Just Ball Gloves. Just be aware that it won’t feel like your typical H-web outfield mitt, instead playing a bit narrower and shallower out of the box.