Monday, November 29, 2010

Blue Glove?

I found this wire photo on EBay today. I know in the modern day major leagues many players wear colorful gloves. I had no idea Dick Allen was one of the first.

(TP3) ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA, March 15 - BASEBALL GLOVE BLUE - Los Andgeles Dodgers Richie Allen shows a blue glove to New York Mets Ed Kranepool and Ron Swoboda before an exhibition game here. Allen was traded from the St. Louis Cardinals. (AP WIREPHOTo) (h11750hh) 1971