Category: carlos gonzalez

By Charles Carr and Mike Carozza With the Best of 2018 voting now live on Instagram, not all of our favorite gear could be squeezed into the 32 total finalists.  Picking the 8 best cleats/gloves etc. is like picking your favorite kid.  We feel it is our duty to shine […]

The Players Weekend stuff is rolling in, people.  You should see my inbox right now.  Quite stuffed. Personally, I’ve been most excited to see the bats, since bats are always pretty much the same, and from what we’ve seen so far, this weekend will not disappoint.  B45 came through with an […]

If you have ever followed our coverage of Carlos Gonzalez’ gear, you will know that he creates some of the sickest Nike baseball equipment on the planet. However, his latest creation is not a Nike, and, no, it is not the pine tar stick Cargo is showcasing in the above […]

Today we present to you the findings of our 5th season tracking bat usage in the MLB All Star Game.  Since 2012 when WPW was founded, we’ve tracked the game’s bat usage as an unofficial barometer of the pro wood bat industry.  Correction: For the first time ever, Victus cracks the top […]

There is nobody in baseball hotter than Carlos Gonzalez.  He slugged a silly .841 in July on his way to his first NL Player of the Month award.  Since July 9 he’s got 15 bombs.  He’s hitting balls like this: Your browser does not support iframes. I don’t know much about being […]

So yesterday was Will Ferrell, today was actual baseball, and it was another very good day for WPW.  Carlos Gonzalez, who has been following WPW for two seasons, recognized my hat and graciously took me into the clubhouse to get a look at some of his gear. There is so […]

View image | gettyimages.com Whether these are new to you, or a long-lost love, the story of Mimsbandz is WPW REQUIRED READING for its historical significance.  Back in the mid-80s, a young man named James Mims from South Central Los Angeles, who was looking to get into business for himself, convinced […]

The UNC and University of Texas clubs are the first teams we’ve ever seen with the provocative new Nike MVP Select line of hybrid (leather/synthetic) gloves.  We knew nothing about them until Nike told UT baseball’s Vince Alcazar the following three key components: “The ring, middle, and index finger are perforated […]

Nike is going off this All Star break, first with a flood of new colors for the Lunar Vapor Trout, and now with something we’ve seen pop up in the last year or so, finally revealed in full.  The Nike Vapor 360 outfielders glove, a synthetic glove that incorporates Nike’s shoe technologies […]