The creation of the Reptilian Design Series by Akadema is a combination of technology meeting evolution. This revolutionary web, pocket, and near finger-less design has many features to separate it from the normal ball glove. The appearance and performance of the Reptilian Design Series will make all other baseball gloves extinct. The leather looks and feels like snake scales which give better traction and grip for less ball spin. Taking the baseball world by storm.Features Include; Right or Left Hand Throw, 12.75″ Reptilian pattern, B-Hive web, Akadema Pro’s Grasp-Clasp Wrist System, and a deep pocket designed for the fastpitch infielder. Designed by and game day glove of Crystl Bustos, 2000 Team USA shortstop and Olympic gold medalist. The ABU-73 Reptilian was designed for a lady or girl’s hand providing small and thin fingerstalls, easy break-in, and a shorter distance between thumb and index finger, allowing the glove to be more manageable. Akadema Lyte leather used on the back of glove allows for lighter and more manageable feel. 12.75″ pattern ideal for quick glove to hand transfer, while not sacrificing the ability to make the backhand play in the hole. Hand-crafted with Akadema’s exclusive US Steerhide and Akadema 1/4″ Rawhide black lacing.