Tricks Of The Trade: Here’s How Pitchers Use Their Gloves To Be Deceptive

Deception is an important part of being a successful pitcher.

A pitcher must be able to disguise the pitch he is throwing in order to get the upper hand on the hitter. And the pitcher’s glove plays a huge role in being able to fool the batter.

In this week’s edition of “NESN Clubhouse,” the guys at Wilson run us through the specifications used when creating a pitcher’s glove.

This episode goes into everything from a pitcher’s attitude on the hill to some big material differences in their mitts.

Check it out in the video above!

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