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This web site is devoted to those interested in baseball glove evolution and America's past. "Baseball Gloves Merge With America's Past", Expanded Edition offers a unique learning experience. Very few books have been written over the decades to share a clear visual history of baseball gloves and more uniquely connected it to the history of the United States. This new expanded edition focuses intensely on the history of ball glove evolution alongside our great nations past. Enjoy learning more about this glove book and its availability in 3 book formats (Printed, CD-Book, PDF-Book).
Baseball Gloves Merge With America's Past, Expanded Ed.
Have a unique visual learning experience with this 110 + page,
8 1/2" by 11" printed book. A protective laminated cover encloses the numerous colorful images found on the 80# gloss interior pages of this coffee table - stye book.
There are over 500 color images reflecting baseball glove evolution and showcasing a very unique
" Fielder's Dream Glove Collection".
Alongside a most comprehensive illustrated glove evolution is highlighted U.S. historical events, American culture, inventions and discoveries that took place
in the United States and abroad during the decades the old gloves were being manufactured. Throughout the book are also found examples of U.S. coins that show the type of coins that might have been used to purchase the old gloves throughout the different decades. This book offers young and old a unique learning experience. It show-cases over 110 different vintage baseball glove and web styles and over 40 different vintage softball gloves found in
" A Fielder's Dream Glove Collection".
This is a unique gift for sports fans, coaches, league players and those interested in the history of our country. Public libraries, baseball museums and antique dealers may use it as a reference book. This book may serve as a fund-raiser item for organizations or an incentive or reward in educational reading programs for children who enjoy sports. Readers are exposed to the history of America.
In 2011, "Fielder's Dream Glove Collection was featured as a collector story in a tv segment of Heartland Highways and aired as episode 904 on some pbs stations and RFD TV. If you click on the You Tube Video below you can watch a portion of the Heartland Highways television show in which they visited with me about my glove collection. I also invite you to click on the "What's In The Book" link near the top of this home page along with my other links to learn more about the book(s) and the old gloves. Enjoy!!