When you first get a new leather glove, it can be very stiff and hard to use. Here are tips to softening and breaking it in for use on the baseball diamond or just to play catch. This is a guide about breaking in a baseball glove.
Solutions: Breaking in a Baseball Glove
Read and rate the best solutions below by giving them a "thumbs up".
The best way to break in a baseball glove is to use it, but here's a way to speed up the process. The goal of breaking it in is to create a nice pocket for the ball and soften the leather. Apply a dab of shaving cream to the center of the glove and then put a baseball in the pocket. Secure the glove closed by tying a shoelace around the glove and put it between your mattresses overnight.
Share Your Feedback: Once you try any of the above solutions, be sure to come back and give a "thumbs up" to the solution that worked the best for you. Do you have a better solution? Click "Share a Solution" above!
Here are questions related to Breaking in a Baseball Glove.
My son just started baseball he has played for a few years. This year he had to get a new glove. Can anyone give us an idea on how to break it in. He has a game and we need to get his glove broke in before the game.
I was just getting ready to tell you what the other lady Sharon told you get some conditioning oil rub glove good.Get softball or baseball put in pocket glove wrap string around it leave it in there when you not using it. I've seen broken in gloves like that. Gonna take little time & work but it will happen,Good Luck as ref says "Play Ball" =Cookie17