Not simply a manufacturer of gloves, but a collective with a focus on R&D, that takes a scientific approach to producing the most comfortable performance-oriented gloves, especially through extensive research and study of the anatomy of the human hand.
Designs customized for your position
BASIC HAND POSITION
Catch the ball with nothing but air
In its most comfortable, relaxed state, this is how your hand should fit in your glove. Every hand is a little different, so take a minute to find the position that feels right for you.
Thumb to Index (or Middle) Finger
As an infielder, you care about agility and control to keep the baseball moving around the diamond. When you close your glove, your thumb should meet your index finger, or possibly your middle finger
Thumb to Middle Finger
When you're on the mound, you need comfort and simplicity to help you throw a great game every time you get the ball. Your best bet is to close your glove with your thumb and middle finger together
Thumb to Ring (or Little) Finger
As an outfielder, you want your glove to catch anything and everything you can track down out there, so be sure to close your glove with your thumb meeting either your ring finger or your little finger
Focused on making the glove feel as natural as possible as if my own hand were catching a ball
Buckler Pattern Fit
The Pro-1 pattern allows the entire hand from fingers to palm for the comfortable grasp of the pocket. Knowing that preserving the feeling of the entire hand wrapping around the ball alleviating the problem of the palm face protruding upwards and eliminating the pocket which caused the ball more difficult to catch in grasping motion.
Your experience with Pro-1 pattern will let you see and feel the difference while maximizing your chances of handling any ball that comes your way.
Baseball glove made in-house, in-hand
Glove Leather & Tannery
Hyōgo 兵庫 Leather
Seto Tannery is located in Hyogo Prefecture(兵庫県), Japan, known for being one of the best leather tanning regions in the world. This 3rd-generation, family-owned company specifically known for the best baseball glove leather, producing a limited quantity of leather of the highest quality [each season], a considerable amount of time and money is required to secure Seto Tannery as a supplier.
長崎 Island of Kyushu
Buckler selects pro stock leather from the top 5% of available Premium USA Steerhide, which is then processed by the world-famous Nakasaki Tannery with a focus on less weight and smooth texture. These models are for high-level players who need the best performance when it comes to transitions and exchanges during play.
Nakasaki Tannery, known for being as the largest baseball leather supplier in the world, is capable of producing leathers with different features which allows for custom-manufactured gloves in various options.
Premium US Made
Texas Steerhide processed by the Seto Tannery locates in Hyōgo-ken, Japan, known for the best baseball glove leather tannery in the world. The tanning process includes double vacuum drying of hides which increases the density of leather, results in a tight, smooth grain texture with ultra-durability.
Premium Steerhide from the island of Indonesia; Java Island, lying between Sumatra and Bali, and has a tropical climate with hot and humid weather all year round. Due to this, leather in the region are denser, smaller, and more consistent than cattle raised in different regions, thus produces thinner, lighter, and more rigid leather - perfect for the baseball glove.
Java Supple Leather
Java supple leather made with Steerhide which has gone through Tumble Tanning technique. It's the glove specific process tanning the leather in a high, narrow rotating drum for significant amount of time. This tanning skill softens the leather without loosing the texture and the durability.
Authentic Calf Leather
To ensure best results, Java kip leather is produced from young calves that are 6 months or younger. Java kip is also widely used to manufacture shoes by the top luxury brands.