If you are like us at The Hardball Network you think about your glove all the time. We understand that there is nothing quite like the relationship between player and glove, which got us thinking. What gloves do Major Leaguers use every day? Below we have listed the gloves 10 pros are using: The All-Star Edition.
SALVADOR PEREZ – C
Recognized as one of the best catchers in baseball, Salvador Perez is a perennial Gold Glove contender every year. Perez has already been a 5-time All-Star, 4-time Gold Glove winner, and World Series MVP.
The Glove of choice: Rawlings, Heart of the Hide Custom, 33in., Catchers Mitt
PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT – 1B
Paul Goldschmidt is one of the superstars of baseball. Already, the recipient of the Hank Aaron Award recognizing the best hitters in baseball, Goldschmidt can also flash the leather winning the Fielding Bible Award and 3 Gold Gloves so far in his carer.
The Glove of Choice: Rawlings, Paul Goldschmidt Custom, Heart of the Hide, 13in,, First Base Mitt
JOSE ALTUVE – 2B
Jose Altuve can do it all. Altuve is a 5-time All-Star, A.L. MVP, Hank Aaron Award winner, Stolen Base leader, World Series champion, and Gold Glove winner. We said he could do it all, didn’t we?
The Glove of Choice: Wilson, 2018 A200 JA27 GM, 11.5in., Infield Baseball Glove
DJ LEMAHIEU – 2B
DJ LeMahieu, has established himself as one of the best defensive infielders in baseball. LeMahieu has won 2 Gold Gloves, the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award twice, and the Fielding Bible Award.
The Glove of Choice: Rawlings, DJ LeMahieu Custom, Pro Preferred, 11.25in., Infield Mitt
JOSE RAMIREZ – 3B
Jose Ramirez has always been known for his bat but he is now getting attention for his glove work on the corner. Ramirez finished 2017, with a .980 fielding percentage, 170 assists, and made only 6 errors all season.
The Glove of Choice: Wilson, A2000 DW% Custom, 12in., Infield Baseball Glove
FRANCISCO LINDOR – SS
One of the slickest fielding shortstops in the game, Francisco Lindor is part of the new era of shortstops transforming Major League Baseball. Lindor has to his name, two All-Star appearances, a Gold Glove, and a Platinum Glove Award.
The Glove of Choice: Rawlings, Pro Preferred Francisco Lindor, 11.75in, Game Day Infield Glove
MIKE TROUT – OF
Is there anything Mike Trout cannot do? A Rookie of the Year, 6-time All-Star, 2-time MVP, Hank Aaron Award winner, Stolen Base leader, and one of the best centerfielders in baseball with a .993 career fielding percentage.
The Glove of Choice: Rawlings, Pro Preferred Mike Trout, 12.75in., Game Day Outfield Glove
BRYCE HARPER – OF
Bryce Harper has been continuously recognized as one of the best baseball players alive and he keeps getting better. He has won the prestigious Golden Spikes Award, was named Rookie of the Year, MVP, was given the Hank Aaron Award, and it seems like Harper is named an All-Star every year.
The Glove of Choice: Rawlings, Bryce Harper Custom, Heart of the Hide, 12.75., Outfield Mitt
MOOKIE BETTS – OF
Despite being only 5’9, 180lbs, Mookie Betts can do everything the big guys can do. He can get on base, hit for power, has the speed to tear around the bases, and makes patrolling Fenway Park’s right field look easy with 2 Gold Gloves under his belt.
The Glove of Choice: Wilson, 2018 A2K MB50 GM, 12.75., Outfield Baseball Glove
CLAYTON KERSHAW – P
Widely regarded as the baddest pitcher alive Clayton Kershaw has done it all. 3 Cy Young Awards, an MVP, 7-time All-Star, was named the Marvin Miller Man of the Year, won the pitcher’s Triple Crown, and has a Gold Glove. Oh, and did we mention he tossed a no-hitter?
The Glove of Choice: Wilson, A2000 CK22 Clayton Kershaw 11.75in., Baseball Glove
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