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The two main things you must do is soften the leather and form the pocket. Most glove manufacturers have oils that can be used on the leather to help soften it. You might check the manufacturer's website to find out whether they sell these oils. If they don't, the leather can be also be softened by rubbing the glove with vaseline, saddle soap, or mink oil. To form the pocket, place a Baseball in the pocket and tie the glove shut with string or shoestrings. Play a lot of catch when you first get the glove. This also helps to form the pocket.

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