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For the love of the glove

A player's glove is priceless, and Jim took a trip to the Wilson factory to meet a master designer. Story

Updated: August 15, 2007, 12:34 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

The only thing more comforting than placing your hand in a loved one's hand is placing it within the soft leather of your baseball glove. No other piece of sporting equipment is as intimate as the baseball glove, not even Maria Sharapova's sports bra or Tom Brady's "lucky" jockstrap.

A baseball glove is a very personal thing.

"I let people hold my [game glove] but I don't let them put their fingers in it," Twins center fielder Torii Hunter says. "I'll let little kids put their ...

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