Redskins Rick Posted May 27, 2015 Share Posted May 27, 2015 I suspect the baseball fans were probably aghast that he was using the larger glove. While I was around then, I don't remember this. [TABLE]<tbody>[TR] [TD]1960[/TD] [TD]Orioles catcher Clint Courtney becomes the first backstop to use the big knuckleball glove, an innovation of manager Paul Richards. The larger mitt, which has a 45-inch circumference, helps as knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm goes the distance in Baltimore's 3-2 victory at Yankee Stadium in a game that doesn't feature a wild pitch or a passed ball.[/TD] [/TR] </tbody>[/TABLE] Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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