11.25"pattern, Ozzie Smith Signature Reptilian Design, B-hive web, serious high level youth glove was designed with the Akadema Grasp Clasp Wrist System. The Grasp Clasp locks the player's hand in the glove to ensure proper catching mechanics. The AOZ uses the same USA Steerhide leather pocket and web as the Akadema Professional Models do for a durability and quality. Akadema uses special leather on the back of the glove to keep the glove light and easy to break in.
Akadema's Prodigy Design Series has quickly gained a reputation as the benchmark in quality and design for serious youth ballplayers. Made with a combination of Akadema's US Steerhide and exclusive AkademaLyte leather, the Prodigy series is both light and durable. Hand-crafted for a quick and easy break-in period, the Prodigy series also uses the Akadema Grasp Clasp wrist system, making the glove more manageable for today's youth ballplayer.