32″ area pattern, Spiral-Lock web, open back Akadema’s special Grasp-Clasp wrist system, and deep pocket developed for the severe youth catcher. Created by Hall of Famer Gary Carter, the AGC-98 features new patent pending “Stress Wedge” innovation, located in between the forefinger and thumb, the Praying Mantis offers shock absorbing protection for the hand against injury and sting when receiving the ball. The Praying Mantis likewise offers two additional “Finger Hammocks” allowing the fingers to be securely located and more safe and secure in the glove. Additional functions include the “Double-sided Slim Cushioning” permitting increased pocket size and simpler ball retention. Distinctively created shape allows the tossing hand easier gain access to into the pocket, resulting in a quicker glove to hand transfer and faster times to second base. The Praying Mantis likewise features a “Double Flexhinge” that makes the glove snap closed on contact. Handmade with select U.S. Steerhide pocket, AkademaLyte leather on the back, and Akadema 1/4″ Rawhide gray lacing. Right or left hand throw.
- 32″ circumference Hoping Mantis pattern
- Spiral lock web
- Open back
- Deep pocket