Who made the first baseball?
AnswerIt was Joseph H. Shockley, he was a horseshoer in New York 1860.
AnswerAlexander Cartwright is considered the inventor of baseball.
AnswerRutherford B. Hayes was the first President to throw out the game ball at the beginning of the MLB season.
As baseball was developed in the United States, so was the equipment used. The first recorded instance of any player using a baseball glove was in Cincinnati in 1869, when Red Stockings player Doug Allison had a glove made for him by a local saddle maker. Some equipment such as catchers shinguards were modeled after a cricketer's leg pads but, the baseball glove, USA made.
First Baseball Card Value Made over 130 years ago there is a debate on which is the first card ever made. One of the cards under debate as the first player to appear on a baseball card is Dave Birdsall "The Old Man" of the Unions of Morisannia ball club (1866-1870). Dave Birdsall later became a member of the Cincinnati Red Stockings the first professional baseball team in 1869, and a card picturing this team…
On April 24, 1849, the New York Knickerbockers,adopted the first official uniform. The first baseball caps were chip (or straw) hats. A few years later the club switched to a cap made of merino (a soft, fine wool) that featured the two main characteristics of the modern-day baseball cap: a crown and a bill (or visor).