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Akadema Signs Boston Red Sox Vicente Padilla to Glove Contract

April 4, 2012

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Akadema recently announced its re-signing of Boston Red Sox pitcher Vicente Padilla to a glove contract for the 2012 season. Padilla is slated to be the long reliever and spot starter in the Red Sox bullpen this season. While Padilla began his career in Arizona Diamondbacks organization, he has since played for Phillies, Rangers and […]

Akadema Re-signs Rangers’ Derek Holland to Glove Contract

March 15, 2012

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Akadema and Rangers’ left-handed starter Derek Holland have agreed to extend their exclusive glove contract through the 2012 baseball season.  Holland’s breakout year came last season, during which he recorded a stellar record of 16-5 with a 3.95 ERA.  His statistics from 2011 compare favorably among starting pitchers, as he led the American League in […]

Akadema Torino Series Discount Code

February 16, 2012

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Use coupon code TORINO to get an additional 10% off our already discounted Torino Series Akadema Gloves! http://www.micklitesports.com/categories/Akadema/Gloves/Torino-Series/

Nationals’ Prospect Bryce Harper Enters Year Two of Akadema Glove Contract

February 15, 2012

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Nationals’ outfielder Bryce Harper is back with Akadema for the second year of his five-year glove contract. According to MLB.com, the Las Vegas native is currently the second highest rated prospect in baseball, ranking only behind Rays’ pitcher Matt Moore. It has been a fast climb to the top so far for Harper. It was […]

Akadema Torino Series Fielding Gloves

February 3, 2012

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The new and exciting Torino Series by Akadema has a sandstone and tobacco brown shell designed for maximum performance and durability.  Torino, an Italian word for “baby bull,” features Turin kip leather that is 20% lighter with greater tensile strength than US steerhide leather.  Turin leather on the welting, binding, and lining make the Torino […]

Akadema Patriot Series Gloves

February 2, 2012

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In August 2008, Akadema did what very few American companies do these days.  They brought American manufacturing home and created jobs for American craftsmen.  Why is this so unique?  Since the 1950’s the American baseball glove manufacturing industry has shrunk from an estimated five thousand jobs to less than fifty jobs in 2007. A new […]

Custom Akadema Torino Fielding Glove

January 31, 2012

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I added the ‘form’ to the site to customize a Torino glove… it’s not as fancy as their glove builder but I can take orders easier than I was. http://www.micklitesports.com/custom-akadema-torino-series-fielding-glove/ I will get the other leather options up soon.