Who invented the baseball helmet?

Answer Charlie Muse, who worked in many capacities for the Pittsburgh Pirates for 52 years, invented the baseball batting helmet in the early 1950s. Muse teamed with Ralph Davia and a designer named Bill ... Read More »

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Who invented baseball caps?

According to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the first baseball caps were worn on April 24, 1849 by the New York Knickerbockers as a part of the uniform invented by the team. The caps were made... Read More »

Who invented the baseball backstop?

The baseball backstop originated in England with the 18th century game of rounders. This team sport featured hitting a round ball and running around a circular set of bases not unlike our current g... Read More »

Who invented baseball gloves?

The baseball glove was likely invented in 1870 by Doug Allison, a catcher for the Cincinnati Red Stockings. Allison, who needed protection for an injured catching hand, used two fingerless buckskin... Read More »

Who invented the aluminum baseball bat?

William Shroyer was issued the patent for the first aluminum bat in 1924. The bat was not introduced into baseball until the early 1970's when the Worth company produced the first bat to be used i... Read More »