The 10 Best Infielder Gloves for 2022

The 10 Best Infielder Gloves for 2022

Happen to be in the market for a new infielder glove this season? Well, if you have been on the hunt for a new infield glove, you’ve probably noticed there are quite a few, sometimes even an overwhelming, amount of options to choose from. Therefore, in efforts to make the decision a little easier on you, we have put together a list of what we believe to be the top 10 best infield baseball gloves available for 2022!

The Best Infielder Gloves for 2022

1. Wilson A2000 1786 11.5" Baseball Glove - 2022 Model

Overview:

The Wilson A2000 is designed to be dependable, extremely durable, and perform like people have come to expect with this legendary line.

Key Features:

  • 11.5” Infield Model
  • H-Web
  • Blonde and Saddle Tan Pro Stock Leather
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2. Rawlings Heart of the Hide PRO204-20CB 11.5" Baseball Glove

Overview:

Constructed from Rawlings’ world-renowned Heart of the Hide steer hide leather, Heart of the Hide gloves feature the game-day patterns of the top Rawlings Advisory Staff players. These high quality gloves have defined the careers of those deemed “The Finest in the Field,” and are now available to elite athletes looking to join the next class of defensive greats.

Key Features:

  • 11.5” infield model
  • 60% player break-in
  • Heart of the Hide traditional shell
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3. Wilson A2000 SuperSkin DP15 11.5" Baseball Glove - 2022 Model

Overview:

The Wilson A2000 is designed to be dependable, extremely durable, and perform like people have come to expect with this legendary line.

Key Features:

  • H-Web
  • Pedroia Fit – designed for younger players or players with smaller hands
  • Black Pro Stock Leather Palm/Black SuperSkin
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4. Rawlings R9 Series 12" Baseball Glove - 2021 Model

Overview:

The all new R9 Series baseball gloves are the best gloves on the market at this price point. This series features soft, durable all-leather shells designed to be game-ready. With pro style patterns and a reinforced palm pad for impact reduction, this series is perfect for the Select player.

Key Features:

  • 12” Infield/Pitcher Model
  • 2-Piece Solid Web
  • Conventional back
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5. Wilson A1000 1786 11.5" Baseball Glove - 2022 Model

Overview:

The A1000 line of gloves features the ProStock patterns you've come to love from Wilson in a soft, yet reliable leather that comes out of the box game-ready. The A1000 models are hand-designed by the same craftsmen who fashion the A2000

Key Features:

  • 11.5” Infield Model
  • H-Web
  • Gray/Black/Blonde Full Grain Leather
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6. Rawlings Heart of the Hide PRONP4-2CB 11.5" Baseball Glove

Overview:

Constructed from Rawlings’ world-renowned Heart of the Hide steer hide leather, Heart of the Hide gloves feature the game-day patterns of the top Rawlings Advisory Staff players. These high quality gloves have defined the careers of those deemed “The Finest in the Field,” and are now available to elite athletes looking to join the next class of defensive greats.

Key Features:

  • Pro I Web
  • 60% player break-in
  • Heart of the Hide traditional shell
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7. Rawlings Sandlot 11.5" Baseball Glove - 2022 Model

Overview:

Rawlings Sandlot Series gloves offer a full-grain pre-oiled leather design, combined with Zero Shock palm pads for extra protection. Coupled with padded finger back linings for unmatched comfort and professional web patterns the Sandlot Series offers a unique Sherry colored vintage look and minimal break-in requirements.

Key Features:

  • Pro I web
  • 20% player break-in
  • Conventional back
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8. Rawlings Pro Preferred PROS205-30C 11.75" Baseball Glove

Overview:

Know for their clean, supple kip leather, Pro Preferred® series gloves break in to form the perfect pocket based on its owners' specific playing preference. The top pro game-day patterns and pro-grade materials unite to deliver the quality and performance that the very best in the game demand and rely on season after season.

Key Features:

  • 11.75” infield model
  • Pro I Web
  • 70% player break-in
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9. Mizuno Pro Fernando Tatis Jr. 11.75" Baseball Glove

Overview:

The Mizuno Pro Fernando Tatis Jr. 11.75” Baseball Glove features the highest quality leather and raw materials available in the world. Mizuno’s Master Craftsmen utilize hundreds of pro players glove scans to create a glove with a perfect, already formed pocket based on the needs of each position

Key Features:

  • US Kip leather that has been tanned in Japan
  • Shallow pocket perfect for middle infielders
  • Premium leather found in the outer shell
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10. Rawlings Encore EC1150-2BW 11.5" Baseball Glove

Overview:

The Rawlings Encore 11.5-inch infield's glove is changing the game with all-new, innovative technology. This I-web glove features patented web construction which allows for a deeper pocket

Key Features:

  • 11.5-inch
  • I-web
  • Versatile 200 pattern pocket
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This article was originally published on March 5, 2020, and has been updated with new information.