I've had many a glove in my life before and since my championship winning little league team decades ago, in the 70's but during a recent trip to Goetz Bros I decided on trying a good ol' American made glove. With memories of my dad and baseball in my youth, I had my sights set on Nokona and sure enough there where a few there. After trying on two or three I happened upon the X2 Elite and immediately fell in love. It literally "fits like a glove"! I quickly noticed it becomes an extension of your hand unlike most bargain buy gloves you find today. The leather is soft and supple and hugs your hand, ******* it in the pocket with a firm assurance of control. My hand feel like it's melding with the glove. My R brand glove on the other hand is always shifting and makes me feel like it's sliding off. I'm always messing with it. Not this glove! I can actually concentrate on the game while having my hand in any position without the feel of it sliding off. Break in period? With this particular glove there is no break in period. You can jump in a game or practice right away and it feels like it's an old glove that's been well taken care of with Nokona's amazing blend of glove conditioner. This is by far THE best glove I've had in my 50 years. Very glad I was able to find this gem. It'll be a proud member of the family I can hand down to my own little leaguers as they grow. Even sent a pic to my dad! Thank you Nokona for making a finely crafted, American made baseball glove. Originally Posted on Nokona.com
Great glove my daughter is in love with it ,this is her second nokona glove she was so excited when it came in today couldnt wait to go practice with it. Originally Posted on Nokona.com
My daughter has been needing a new glove for a few years now but just couldn't part with it. We have been searching for the perfect glove to take its place and we have found it with this glove! She is a 17 yr old pitcher and 3rd baseman and has fallen in love with this glove. It came game ready and she hasn't missed a beat! Thanks for making such a high quality glove.
I bought this glove for my 11 year old daughter and she absolutely loves it. The glove fits nicely on her hand and is very light. The leather is soft and already came conditioned. An older girl / adult will be able to play with this glove within a few days. A younger kid (like my 11 year old) will require about two weeks of break-in before she is comfortable using it in a game.
High quality leather, designed perfectly, this model comes mostly broken in. This is my third Nakona X2 Elite, first one was for my daughter another was a girl and the most current was a 12.5 inch for my daughter again as she is growing and I thought she might need it in the future. Just a great glove. The price is on the high end of the market. This glove is for a serious player.