When investing this much money into a glove everyone goes for the 2 big names in fastpitch, Well we went the opposite way. We found the Founders Fastpitch Adjustable glove and my daughter loved the appearance and color scheme first. Having never had a premium leather glove before she wasnt prepared for the stiff nature and the break in but now that she has had for a month and we have treated with some glove conditioner and worked it in a little bit she constantly tells me how much she loves this glove for it functionality and feel now not just its looks. As someone who has been around the 2 big names in fastpitch gloves (1 starts with R and other with W) I can honestly say I believe this glove is comparable in quality but my daughter likes the internal comfort feel of the glove better then the other 2 options. End of the day this glove is a huge WIN for Marucci Fastpitch and once people give it a try they will keep coming back.