This page is designed to help you finish your research on fastpitch softball gloves and buy the right one for your particular situation. 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 glove twice, it is to offer a little comparative shopping options. In each of the "stores" listed below, you will find a description of each glove. Not surprisingly, the more expensive gloves are of higher quality in terms of construction and material. Gloves can run anywhere from $30 - $40 upwards to $200+. The thing that you want to remember is you will have it for a long time, so make the right choice and it will become an old friend.
This page was constructed to provide you a cross sample of gloves across numerous manufacturers. If you are looking for one specific manufacturer, you will be well served to hit the "back arrow" on your browser and go to their page. In addition, if you are looking specifically for a first base or catcher's mitt, it will be quicker to find what you are looking for by going to those pages.
The first store contains both fastpitch softball gloves 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 glove/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 softball gloves 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 glove 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 gloves 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 likely not just be for fastpitch softball gloves, but storewide. 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 gloves available. Beneath that will be a link to Shopzilla that will return a link of all the suppliers Shopzilla has come across selling softball gloves.
One more thing, if you are looking specifically for a first base mitt or catchers mitt, follow the links, as those searches will return only those fastpitch gloves. 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.