The advent of the batting glove
Posted at 9:58 AM on May 9, 2006
by Ben Tesch
Paul Lukas' latest article is All you need is glove, a look into the batting glove, its history, variations, and who uses what.
There was always something I liked watching Mark Grace or Doug Mientkiewicz or Vlad bat... just something natural about it. Same with the elbow and leg armor. Any thoughts on the matter?
Those Pierzynski/Bonds elbow pads really sucked -- but I'd probably wear one if I could, and my multi-million dollar career was at stake.
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