The Oldest Baseball Glove in the World- Original Baseball Glove Patent

You know Rawlings, the Baseball-glove maker...he was once an amazing artist

6/8/09 in MLB   |   spankyc14   |   14 respect

You know Rawlings, the baseball equipment company-  well apparently, Rawlings was a real dude (GH Rawlings), and an amazing artist, and patented his first glove back in 1885.  This is the original patent for the first-ever baseball glove from the US publications.  Look at the detail on the stitching in Figure 2. 

He was almost as good as an artist as this guy:
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