Mizuno Global Elite are counter balanced, weight is removed from the finger tips, weighting the heel of the glove more more control and lightweight feel. E-Lite leather is soft and light for the ultimate in performance. Roll Welting provides cleaner look and stability through the fingers. Rugged silicon patch and steer soft elite palm liner. Elite leather palm liner provides exceptional feel. Patterns created exclusively for middle infield players, shortstop, and second base that is funnel shaped and has the ideal pocket for fielding and quick transition of the ball from glove to throwing hand. Tri protect 3 finger position options for three levels of comfort, control and protection. Japan tanned lace rugged and durable.