Steerhide, is stronger than cow hide. Gloves made of this leather tend to be stiff and somewhat heavy, with longer break-in periods.
Steer hide is a premium-level material used in baseball gloves that is a popular material for pro players. Gloves made from steer hide are stiffer, heavier, and more durable compared to other types of leather.
What gives this leather its strength is where this leather comes from on the steer. Steerhide is taken from the back shoulder of a grown steer. Expect a long break-in process if you choose to buy a glove that is made from this leather.
Kip leather is found in high-end glove due to its lightweight.
This lightness will help players speed up their transitions of the baseball from the glove to the throwing hand which makes it popular to players.
Gloves that are made from kip leather are also easier to break in. It will be incredibly shorter to break in than a glove made from full-grain leather.
Be advised that kip leather is a luxury cowhide that will increase the cost of your glove if you have to be wary of a budget.
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