Player Profile: Josh Hamilton
Update: 5.8.12 (yes, the same night he goes deep 4 times)
Bat – Louisville Slugger M9 I13 (just added, available online in ash and maple, just not M9)
Batting Gloves – Franklin Carbon Fibre II (same with more colorways, available, just not in his colorways)
Cleats – Nike Huarache 2k4 (no change, available, not in his colorway)
Thumb Hitting Aid – “Pro Hitter” (just added, available online)
Here’s some info on why many players use this hitting aid. I see it on a lot of guys’ thumbs.
NOTE: HAMILTON’S FIELDING GEAR NEEDED NO CHANGE, SO I WON’T WASTE ANY TIME ON IT AND WILL MOVE RIGHT ON DOWN THE LIST. MUCH MORE TO COME THIS WEEK.
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We all know the intimate relationship we have with our gloves. It, literally, is an extension of yourself, so there’s no wonder why ballplayers have such an affection for their glove. Josh Hamilton is no different. These interviews with Josh are just too good not to share:
Josh’s “puppy” is a Wilson A2000 JH32-GM model, and like a growing puppy, it’s got a heck of an appetite. Hamilton is what scouts call 5-tool. Rarely does a player come along with his type of power that can patrol center field like Hamilton can. He also has a rifle for an arm (he threw 95 mph off the mound in high school) and his mechanics from the outfield are flawless (as seen in the video above).
On those sweltering summer days in Arlington, Texas, Hamilton shields the glare with a pair of white Kaenon Hard Kore sunglasses.
Here are the links:
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