Second basemen are known for their quick hands and even quicker turn on a double play.
Here are some tips for selecting your Rawlings second baseman's glove
• Choose a smaller glove with a shallow pocket. A shallow pocket equals maximum control at second base.
• An open web will help you get to the ball more quickly when turning two.
One of RawlingsGear.com's most popular second baseman's gloves is the Pro Preferred 11.25 inch 2-Tone baseball glove (model number PROS12IC2T
Ryan of Kennesaw, Ga., recently wrote at online review of his PROS12IC2T
: "For a second baseman, this is the perfect glove. The leather is extremely soft for an awesome feel, yet at the same time it is very durable. I would recommend this to any middle infielder, hands down."
Another popular choice is the Chase Utley Signature Series 11.25 inch Pro Taper baseball glove (model number CU26
The glove is a game day replica of the glove used by Utley, the Philadelphia Phillies' second baseman and a four-time All-Star.
or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at (866) 678-GEAR(4327) for more information on gloves for second basemen