When were baseball helmets first used?

Answer The first crudely invented baseball helmets were invented in 1905 by Frank Mogridge, and looked like an inflated boxing glove. Hall of Famer Roger Bresnahan was the first to experiment with them. I... Read More »

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Painting on Plastic Baseball Helmets?

Plastic baseball helmets can be customized by applying team logos and player numbers. Carefully preparing the helmet before the paint is applied gives the finished paintwork clean lines and a profe... Read More »

When did baseball players begin wearing helmets?

In 1905, the patent for the first baseball helmet was awarded to Frank Mogridge. Roger Bresnahan announced that he would wear the helmet in 1907. Baseball helmets weren't widespread until the 1940s... Read More »

What Detroit Tigers baseball announcer was traded for a baseball player?

Detroit Tigers announcer Ernie Harwell broke into the Major Leagues in a unique way. In 1948, he was traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers from the minor league Atlanta Crackers for catcher Cliff Dapper. ... Read More »

Baseball gloves are leather -- can vegans play baseball?

You won't get a decent answer. Can these fruitcakes be sports fans at all?! They cannot by their own holier than thou mindset be fans of football, soccer, baseball, basketball, etc. If it's not t... Read More »