Exclusive only to Rawlings, this Heart of the Hide 1st Basemen's Mitt features the Horizontal Bar with X-Laced Web, which allows for increased flexibility. This glove was designed from the same pattern of Rawlings Gold Glove Winner Albert Pujols and NL MVP Ryan Howard. With its 12 3/4" pattern, this glove is designed only for the 1st base position. Handcrafted from the top 5% of steer hides and the best pro grade lace, Heart of the Hide glove durability remains unmatched. The renowned CODE 55 Horween leather has been used in Major League Baseball for many years and is unmatched in the industry. The tanning process is engineered to produce leather with superior strength and long lasting wear and it is lined with deer skin for a soft feel. Additionally, a PORON XRD palm pad has been added to drastically reduce ball impact to your hand.