The History of the Glove

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Why hasn’t anyone batted .400 in the major leagues since Ted Williams hit .406 in 1941? Some say the hitters swing too hard and strikeout too often these days, others point to the improved relief pitching. But, one thing is clear. As gloves and mitts have become larger and better, errors have gone down, and batting averages have gone down with them. From using bare hands to the modern glove, the history and transformation of the baseball glove told here.

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Larry Dierker was born September 22, 1946, in Hollywood California. Larry is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, manager, broadcaster, and he is also an accomplished American novelist, blogger, essayist, playwright, motivational speaker, and digital entrepreneur.