Good evening, Best info I could find was that Baseball gloves arrived on the scene in or around 1875. Gloves were first made for catchers, but other players came around to idea of having a little hand protection as well. When I say "a little hand protection", I mean just a little, as the earliest examples of gloves looked much like a fingerless leather work glove, such as what might have been used by railroad workers and such, imagine an early version of a fingerless Weightlifting glove, and that's much what they looked like. Oddly enough, though the acceptance of hand protection was slowly catching on, it didn't catch on very quickly, as some players thought those who used the gloves were soft or somehow sissified (at least until the day came when they had to make a barehanded catch of an especially hard hit ball I'd bet). It wasn't until the early 1900's that gloves got the fingers back, but the design was clumsy and said to resemble an oven mitt. By the 1920's the lace appeared on gloves, stitched in between the thumb and index finger, pocketed gloves such as what we're accustomed to seeing today, didn't appear until the late 1940's or 1950's. Modern technology rules the game today, with many variations available on those old ideas of necessity as they evolved over time. Thanks for the good question, it was fun having a chance to take a look around for answers, and for me to have a chance to learn some good new info too, about the game of baseball which I love so much. If you'd like to read the sources where I got the information directly, here's the links (some have pictures to show you what I was trying to describe). http://www.brownielocks.com/baseball.html http://ezinearticles.com/?A-Brief-History-of-the-Baseball-Glove&id=60265 http://www.akademapro.com/hobokengloves.html http://www.citysports.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=1929011&cp=711636. Those shop sites that carry reproduction vintage model baseball gloves were added just so you'd have a few examples, and could see which baseball greats of yesteryear used which particular models. I have no affiliation with those shop sites, nor can I vouch for their manner of doing business. Thought I'd mention that so people don't think I'm spamming or somethin'. Hope this helps, Have a good day, and best wishes to you if you're still lucky enough to be able to get out there and play baseball from time to time, oh how I sure miss those days. All the best, GC Click on the 'History of the Baseball Glove' link on this page to read a brief history.
Some people claim that the baseball glove was first invented in Canada. However, there has been an American patent for a baseball glove since 12345456
It was invented in 2002
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This is some discrepancy over who invented the first baseball glove. However, Rawlings sports manufacturing company is the first recorded manufacturer of the baseball glove and does hold the patent on this first glove.
No baseball gloves were invented in 1622.MORE The game of baseball was invented in 1860.
The baseball glove.
the baseball glove
what year were baseball cleats invented???
The softball glove was invented in the 1920's.
It was invented in Canada. Canada is actually home of many inventions. (ie; light bulbs, basketball...etc)
A baseball glove protect your body and assist players in catching and fielding balls hit by batters.
Batting gloves were invented by Irving Franklin. He teamed up with Mike Schmidt to design these essential items of baseball.
The Braille Glove was invented on 2002 by a 18-year old boy. This invention started on a Burger King where this 18-year old boy saw a blind woman having a hard time ordering because of her difficulties. So he decided to come up with something and here it is: The Braille Glove!
The Glove Caddie was invented by Cory Donaldson of Scottsdale, AZ in April 2013.
The inventor of the boxing glove was and Englishman named Jack Broughton. He invented the glove in 1743 as a way to minimize injury to both participants of the boxing match and make the sport less bloody.
A baseball mitt is another name for a baseball glove - a protective glove used when playing baseball.
a small size
One that fits his/her hand.
The time to replace a baseball glove is when the laces are very stringy/ in stards, the pam of the glove as no more padding, the glove is to small, and wen the person using the glove has no more feel of the glove.
It was invented in the second year of the NHL.They got the slapshot from baseball.
a baseball glove
Depends on his size and position.