The Omaha Flare Series combines Louisville Slugger's iconic Flare design and professional patterns with game-ready performance leather. The flare technology gives you up to 15% wider fielding surface vs. a traditional pattern. Giving you a quick break-in, quick ball-transfer and quick inning. 12" pattern. Closed Back. Checkmate Web. Top-grade, oil treated leather for soft feel and long lasting shape. Flare design preferred by top professional and collegiate players. Extra-wide, dye-through lacing for extra durability.