The Mizuno Samurai GXC95Y2 33 in Catchers Mitt is as tough and durable as its namesake with all of the brilliant cosmetics that are expected out of a Mizuno product. This 33 inch model is a perfectly engineered to meet the demanding needs of the catching postion thanks in large part to the soft Full Grain Leather Shell that comes pre-oiled and carefully constructed to be incredibly long- lasting. An Open Back and Two-Piece Closed Web make for optimal control and an ideal fit for serious backstop looking to improve their receiving and transfers of steal attempts. A ParaShock Palm Pad and Thumb Protection Technology built-in helps protect players against painful stinging sensations and reduces rebound for increased stability. This mitt is the perfect upgrade for any player looking to take the next step in their defensive game.