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6/3/2010
Ozzie Smith, Johnny Bench, Brooks Robinson—These are some of baseball's greatest defensive players. And great defensive players get honored with the Rawlings Gold Glove Award.

Since its creation in 1957, the Rawlings Gold Glove Award has been the benchmark by which all defense is measured. Today, the award remains the highest symbol of defensive excellence and ultimately determines who is “the Finest in the Field.”

In its first year, nine professional players received the...
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6/2/2010
The country's top college baseball teams power their offenses with Rawlings' 5150 bats.

Players for nationally ranked Virginia have been impressed with the 5150 Exogrid with Ph.D.

“The 5150 Exogrid has reached a new level in the bat industry, with players using this bat with more...
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6/1/2010
Roam the outfield confidently with a Rawlings glove.

Rawlings has dozens of gloves perfectly made for outfielders, so use the following tips to find the one that’s just right for you or the outfielder in your family:

• When choosing an outfield glove, choose a large glove with a deeper pocket.

• Make sure the glove feels comfortable and not clumsy. You don't want...
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5/28/2010
If you’re looking for your child’s first bat, you can’t go wrong with Rawlings’ T-Ball bats.

All of Rawlings T-Ball bats have been tested for safety and are approved for use in T-Ball leagues.

They are lightweight for small players, and they feature the Sure-Lock end plug, which reduces damage due to miss-hits off the end of the bat.

They can be used by boys or Continue Reading
5/27/2010
Baseballs have remained relatively unchanged in the past 35 years, but that doesn’t mean Rawlings hasn’t found ways to make them better over time.

Rawlings has patented what it calls Extra Innings Technology, or EIT.

EIT makes baseballs more durable so they’ll last longer and perform more consistently over their lifetime.

An EIT baseball is made with a thin polymer layer just under the cover of the ball that resists the damaging effects of moisture. The layer...
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5/26/2010
Fielding is a skill that is often overlooked by young players because it is perceived as less fun than hitting and pitching.

Many games are won or lost by fielding, though, especially the close ones.

Here are some tips for fielding ground balls:

1. Get in the “ready” position
• Spread your feet slightly wider than shoulder width so you can take off in any direction.
• Shift your weight to the balls of your feet.
• Bend at the back with your seat...
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