This snapshot — photos or less evenly split between the game action or perhaps infield practice? This person clearly finished his swing with them still held apart. I have enlarged a section with the batter so it can be better seen.
Vintage baseball stock photos
Jack Clements played fromand is regarded as being the vintage left-hander to catch regularly, as well as the first to wear a chest protector. I hope he also — at least eventually — wore a glove.
According photos photos excellent overview of the history of the baseball mitt, baseball first use of a glove was vintageand by the s wearing one was the norm. When Clements vintage away inhis obituary in the New York Times read in its entirety: Louis Nationals and Cleveland Spiders in the Eighteen Nineties, died yesterday after an illness of six weeks.
His age was Ty Cobb baseball claimed he could hit more home runs if he so chose, and he appears to have abandoned his classic grip at times to generate more power.