This page provides information across all brands of softball catchers mitts. At this point you should know what size you are looking for. If not, return to Softball Gloves so you know what size to look for. If you see the same catchers mitt, it is to offer a little comparative shopping options. In each of the "stores" listed below, you will find a description of each mitt. Not surprisingly, the more expensive gloves are of higher quality in terms of construction and material and, most importantly, help protect the palm of the catcher's hand from the relentless pounding it takes from every pitch. A softball catchers mitt can run anywhere from $50 upwards to $200+. If you are committed to catching, buy the more expensive glove. And don't forget, if you also play the field, you will also need a regular fielding glove. It is illegal to use a softball catchers mitt in the field.
Note that the stores below list catcher's mitts across manufacturers. This is to supply the optimal number of mitts as you finalize your research and decide what to buy.
Side note: Difference between a "glove" and "mitt"? A mitt has no fingers.
The first store contains catcher's mitts from Amazon and several online sports equipment stores. Except for the first page, the gloves are generally grouped by online store. If, after you page through all of the pages, you don't find your model, use the search at the top of the section. It will scan all of Amazon's inventory to see if it has the mitt for sale. You will find both the latest gloves and some leftovers.
The second store contains a set of retail stores where you can see a cross section of catcher mitts from a number of different manufacturers. If you are still deciding on which glove you want without a preference to manufacturer, this will give you a good idea of what is out there. If you see a mitt you like, but not the size, click on the store name which will take you to their website. Here you can do a more thorough search to find your size. The mitts in this section are generally the latest from the various manufacturers. You should also find the same glove across several of the retailers to help you come up with best price.
If you are a coupon or deal shopper, you will now find the latest deals and coupons from our various partners. The coupons/deals will be storewide and not specific to a softball catchers mitt. In addition, there is a search box that will help you locate a specific deal or coupon for what you are looking for. If a code is needed, click on the box, and it will reveal the code and take you to the store. If no code is needed, simply click on the box, and a new window will open for the store.
Shopzilla is included to do comparative shopping across a wider range of outlets. The Shopzilla section will have both a section for a sampling of the mitts available. Beneath that will be a link to Shopzilla that will return a link of all the suppliers Shopzilla has come across selling catchers mitts.
One more thing, if you are looking specifically for a regular fielders glove, follow the link, as that search will return all softball gloves.
If you are looking for other catcher's gear, like the helmet, shin guards, chest protector, and so forth, please go to the catcher's gear page
If your daughter plays either catcher or first base, plus other positions, you may want to buy both the mitt and a regular fielders glove. It is illegal to use a mitt at any other position than first or behind the plate. You may also want to check with the coach to see if the team may have a catcher’s mitt if the player is just starting out. No need to invest until you are certain the player is committed to that position.
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