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5/17/2010
An NCAA rule regarding pitcher’s gloves has prompted Rawlings to remove the white lacing and lettering from these gloves.

According to the 2009-2010 NCAA baseball rules, the pitcher’s glove cannot not be white or gray or contain white or gray lettering.

Rawlings always strives to make gloves that are eligible for all associations and institutions.

The best way to...
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5/14/2010
Rawlings has adjusted its lineup of 5150 bats because of a change last year in NCAA rules.

For the 2010 baseball season, 1-piece composite bats are no longer allowed. Therefore, Rawlings has removed the youth league (-11) and senior league (-9) bats from its 5150 Composite series and created the 5150 X-treme Performance line just for them.

Because of this rule change, another bat in the 5150 Composite series, the Continue Reading
5/13/2010
If baseball gloves were luxury cars, Rawlings’ Primo gloves would be Bentleys.

Made from the finest Italian leather and the thickest laces, the Primo glove series is Rawlings’ premiere glove series.

Primo leather has a distinctive oxblood color and a flawless appearance. It goes through a unique tanning process for a buttery soft feel from...
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5/12/2010
Knowing how to run the bases can make a runner with average speed better on the base paths than a speedy player who runs them incorrectly.

Taking the right steps as you round first on a base hit can get you a double in a stat book instead of a single.

Here are some tips for rounding first base:

As you approach first base, take a very quick peek to see if the ball is in the infield or not. If you see the ball is through the infield, or if you had hit a fly ball,...
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5/11/2010
Shoulder pads can’t adequately protect the football player wearing them unless they are properly fitted.

Use the following guide to get fitted for Rawlings shoulder pads:

1. Fully extend your arms above your head. If you notice any abnormal movements or feel any pain when you do this, consult a physician before continuing because it may be a sign of a potential or existing shoulder...
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5/10/2010
For many pros, choosing a wood bat is all about feel. And for many of those pros, an ash wood bat just feels right.

Rawlings makes both ash and maple bats, but ash wood has had the longer tenure in the Major Leagues.

Ash was the...
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