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How To Break In A New Baseball Glove

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

All baseball gloves and softball gloves need to be “broken in” before use in order to provide a proper fit and to play a better game. Many companies use industrial machines to simulate the natural breaking in process. At Vinci, we find that this method often results in “floppy”, ill-fitting gloves with significantly shorter product lives. The individual nature of a player’s hand size and shape, catching style and glove preference lends itself better to a more customized break in process. The steps below will provide you with some basic tips on how to quickly and effectively incorporate your new Vinci glove into your game.

The two basic goals of breaking in a glove are softening the leather and forming the pocket.


Baseball Glove Break In Kit
1) To properly soften the leather, use exclusive Vinci Glove Conditioner with every new glove.** Using latex gloves, apply conditioner to all leather areas of glove including the pocket, laces, and rear. Too much conditioner can actually shorten the life of your glove by speeding up deterioration, so a good rule of thumb is to never apply more than a pea sized amount at a time. Usually 3 – 5 pea sized applications will
sufficiently treat each side of a new glove.

2) Let your glove sit for 24 hours allowing conditioner to fully absorb into leather. Wipe off any excess using a clean, dry cloth. Do not apply more conditioner for at least 2 weeks.

3) Move the heel of the glove firmly back and forth in a “shoe shining” motion. Do the same with the fingers and where the bottom of the web meets the glove. This movement will help to loosen the fibers of the leather and interior linings.
Besides playing catch there are many ways to form a pocket into your baseball glove.

4) Get a baseball or softball depending on your needs for the glove (some players prefer using a hollow plastic ball like the one pictured in the Vinci Break In Kit). Place the ball firmly into the pocket area of the glove.

5) Using 2 Vinci Glove Bands (string, elastic bands, belts, or bungees will work as well), wrap the outside of the glove in an “X” pattern, closing the ball firmly into the pocket. Allow the glove to sit overnight.

6) Remove the bands and toss a ball firmly into the pocket area 50 – 100 times.* Taking time to press and twist the ball into the leather.

7) Repeat steps 3 through 6 until your glove is sufficiently broken in.

You may also use a glove mallet like the one included in the Vinci Glove Break In Kit to hammer into the pocket. The tapered handle of the mallet can be used to size the finger holes of the glove if they feel too tight on your hands. Place the tapered end of the mallet into the fingers of glove and rotate slowly to expand the size of the openings.

NEW Custom Glove Color Options!

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Stand out with a custom baseball glove made by Vinci!

Design your own one-of-a-kind baseball glove by choosing your favorite colors from our available color options. Now your Vinci glove can match your team or reflect your personality. Like all Vinci gloves, our custom baseball / softball  gloves are made utilizing only the highest graded US steer hide and Kip Leather and are manufactured to withstand the test of time. Available in all leather or mesh back. Choose from our most popular models and many more!!

 

Available leather colors: White-Blue-Red-Bordeaux-Black

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Available Leather Colors White Leather Not Shown But Is Also Available!

 

 

 

Custom All Leather Gloves

Customizable All Leather Glove Chart

 

Custom Mesh Gloves

Customizable Mesh Glove Chart

 

Special pricing and FREE shipping

Vinci custom glove orders will take 4-5 weeks for delivery. Call us at 888-529-6864 to place your order today!

 

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Detroit Tigers Players Wearing Vinci Gloves

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Villarreal kisses his glove

Detroit’s Villarreal has been wearing Vinci’s glove, model BV1150-M, seen below.  On Tuesday, he was called in for a relief period which led to 5 strikeouts & 0 hits.  The video below shows each strikeout pitch!  Enjoy!

Villarreal’s 5 Strikeout Pitches

While the game ended with Boston taking the win, 6 to 3, it’s good to see Villarreal’s success on the mound, while using our glove!  Click here for additional highlights from the entire game!

 

 

BV1150-M-Worn by Brayan Villarreal

Baseball Glove model BV1150-M Black:  11.5 inch Baseball Glove Solid Web

Web Style Solid
Glove Back Open
Color Black
Glove Size 11.5
Baseball Position Pitcher/Infield

 

 

Luis Marte wearing glove model MV30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luis Marte is also a relief pitcher with the Detroit Tigers. He  is 1-0 with a 2.70 lifetime major league ERA.

Read more about Luis here

MV30 Burgundy-Worn by Luis Marte

Baseball Glove model MV30 : 12 inch CP Kip Leather Fielders Glove Two Piece Web

Web Style Two Piece Web
Glove Back Open
Color Burgundy
Glove Size 12 inch
Baseball Position P, IF
Softball Position IF

 

 

 

 

 

Vinci Exclusive Glove Summer Super Sale

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

For a limited time only, Vinci Exclusive gloves are being sold at the lowest prices ever!  This summer, get a Vinci Exclusive glove as low as $139.00!!  Like all Vinci gloves, Vinci Exclusive gloves are made utilizing only the highest graded US steer hide and Kip Leather. By utilizing better leathers, our gloves are manufactured to withstand the test of time. Each Exclusive glove comes with Vinci Glove conditioner. Vinci Exclusive gloves are available in size 11 inch – 13.5 Inch. Click here to view the full Exclusive glove line.

Call 888-529-6864 or visit vincipro.com to place your order today!

Vinci’s Exclusive gloves are all one-of a kind. Featuring glove models from our regular line in unique color patterns and design. Each glove is crafted and designed to produce a glove that will set you apart from the crowd. New Exclusive gloves are introduced periodically, but each glove is produced in a limited quantity, so once they’re gone…they’re gone.

Vinci Exclusive: Baseball Glove 13.25 Inch Blue / Black Pocket with Red Y-Web & Lace

Vinci EXCLUSIVE : Baseball Glove 13.25 Inch Blue / Black Pocket with Red Y-Web and Lace

Web Style Y-Web
Glove Back Closed
Color Blue/Black/Red
Glove Size 13.25 inch
Baseball Position OF
Softball Position ALL

Vinci EXCLUSIVE: AB74-M Red with Navy Blue Mesh 13 inch

Vinci EXCLUSIVE: AB74 Red,White and Blue 13 inch

Web Style Net-T Web
Glove Back Flex-Closed
Color Red/White/Blue
Glove Size 13
Baseball Position Outfield
Softball Position Any

 

Vinci EXCLUSIVE: JV21-L Black and Tan with I-Web 11.5 inch

Vinci EXCLUSIVE: JV21-L Black and Tan with I-Web  11.5 inch

Web Style I-web
Glove Back Vinci-Open
Color Black/Tan
Glove Size 11.5
Baseball Position Infield

 

 

Vinci EXCLUSIVE: 12.5 Inch Steer Hide Leather Black / Red with Trapeze Web and Mesh Back

Vinci EXCLUSIVE: 12.5 Inch Steer Hide Leather Black / Red with Trapeze Web and Mesh Backhttp://www.vincipro.com/cart/images/D/Exclusive%2012.5%20Black%20and%20Red%20%20Trapeze%20Web%20Pocket%20BIG.jpg

Web Style Trapeze Web
Glove Back Mesh
Color Black/Red
Glove Size 12.5
Baseball Position Outfield
Softball Position Infield

 

 

Click here to view Vinci’s current Exclusive glove models!

 

 

Vinci Exclusive Gloves: Get em While They are HOT!

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Vinci’s exclusive gloves are all one-of a kind. Featuring glove models from our regular line in unique color patterns and design. Each glove is crafted and designed to produce a glove that will set you apart from the crowd. New exclusive gloves are introduced periodically, but each glove is produced in a limited quantity, so once they’re gone…they’re gone.

Latest Exclusive Gloves

 

Exclusive 13.25 Inch Glove with Y-Web in Bordeaux and Black

 

Exclusive 13.25 Inch Glove with Net-Y Web in Red and Black

Available in Left Handed Thrower Only