Best Batting Gloves: The 2018 Guide

It is up for debate who wore the first pair of batting gloves. In some reports, it was the New York Giants’ slugger, Bobby Thomson, who is responsible for the sport’s famous ‘Shot Heard Round The World’ to clinch the National League Pennant in 1951.

Other baseball people remember that Boston Red Sox’s Ted Williams was the first, after he wore a golf glove during batting practice.

Best Outfield Gloves: The 2018 Guide

Some of the most remembered and time-honored baseball theatrics have come at the hands (and gloves) of outfielders — Willie Mays’ and “The Catch,” Kirby Puckett’s leap in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series, Bo Jackson’s famous Spiderman-style grabs at the wall and so on.

With so much room to protect, these players have arguably the toughest and most active defensive positions on the diamond.

Thus, they need the best outfield gloves available to help with this expansive list of duties.