Mizuno Franchise Softball Glove Review

The Mizuno Franchise is a durable, flexible, and economically priced slowpitch softball glove from one of the most trusted brands in the game. This glove comes with HiLo Lacing, an alternating stitching that gives this glove its great feel and season-after-season lasting power. It’s also crafted out of a tumbled and pre-oiled Java leather to give players a short break-in period and hot-out-of-the-wrapper feel.

Mizuno 312475.R887.17.1300 Franchise GFN1300S2 Utility Mittens, Coffee Cork, 13"

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Last update was on: September 18, 2020 12:14 am
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This glove is ideal for slowpitch because of its superior comfort and long-lasting durability. it comes with a 14-inch opening—a conventional open back design—and a Tartan H-web. The pocket on this glove is designed to sit under its webbing for ultimate control so this glove feels like a professional-level model despite its economic pricing. And with its Ortholite Parashock Plus Palm Pad, this glove lets you lead with confidence even when receiving the fastest, most high-impact balls, without experiencing hand sting.

The Mizuno Franchise series also uses a QuickForm lace so you can tighten the glove around the fingers for a custom fit. Mizuno is so confident that you’ll be happy with this glove that they offer a 100 day “love your glove” guarantee. In other words, if you don’t love this glove within the first three months or so of using it, return it to Mizuno for a no questions asked refund.

Features

  • Durable for season-after-season use.
  • Outfitted with HiLo Lacing, an alternating stitching pattern that makes this glove highly durable.
  • Amazon’s Choice pick.
  • Constructed using pre-oiled and tumbled Java leather for a game-ready feel.
  • Short break-in period.
  • Ideal for slowpitch softball.
  • Built with a 14-inch opening.
  • Conventional open back design.
  • Built with a Tartan H-web.
  • The pocket of this glove sits below the webbing for superior control.
  • Economic pricing.
  • Professional-level feel.
  • Designed with an Ortholite Parashock Plus Palm Pad for ultimate support and comfort.
  • Built with a QuickForm lace that lets you custom adjust the glove around your fingers.
  • 100 day “love your glove” guarantee, so if you don’t love your glove, send it back for a full refund within the next 100 days.

Want to see how to break in a softball glove? Check out our comprehensive guide, or watch this great video by YouTuber Molly Gold!

Looking for a good glove for an infield position? Check out our guide to the best softball gloves for infielders.

8.5 Total Score
Long-lasting, flexible, and economically priced glove from one of the most trusted brands in the game.

Built with HiLo Lacing and an alternating stitching pattern, this glove has a great feel and season-after-season lasting power. With a short break-in period and superior comfort, this glove feels like a professional-level model despite its economic pricing.

Mizuno 312475.R887.17.1300 Franchise GFN1300S2 Utility Mittens, Coffee Cork, 13"

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Last update was on: September 18, 2020 12:14 am
in stock
$47.51
Quality/Durability
8.5
Appearance
8.5
Performance
9
PROS
  • Durable for long-lasting use.
  • HiLo Lacing
  • Alternating stitching pattern.
  • Amazon’s Choice pick.
  • Pre-oiled and tumbled Java leather for a game-ready feel. Short break-in period.
  • Tartan H-web.
  • Economic pricing.
  • Professional-level feel.
  • Ortholite Parashock Plus Palm Pad.
  • QuickForm lace.
  • 100 day “love your glove” guarantee.
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