SoftTouch Double First Base w Energy Absorption
This double first base, which features one side for fielders and
another side for runners, will flex and absorb the impact when a
player slides. Designed to reduce sliding injuries, the base
features two different anchor systems and is constructed of molded
- Molded from a durable cut-resistant polyurethane
- Molded 7 stem fits into a ground mount
- Weight: 17 lbs.
Progressive release bases are designed to flex and absorb energy as
a player slides into the base. In the case of a short slide, the
progressive release action allows the base to flex until enough
force is applied to the base free from its mount. White side is
anchored in a ground mount that is provided. Orange side is
anchored under base with hammer-in spikes that are provided.
Although this base is designed to reduce sliding injuries, it is
not a substitute for using proper sliding techniques.