Bill Doak deserves a spot in the Cardinals’ pantheon

A century ago, Bill Doak designed a glove with a pocket that revolutionized the game. And he was a darn good pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals too.

One hundred years ago, a largely forgotten St. Louis Cardinals pitcher sketched an idea for a new kind of glove, presented it to the Rawlings Sporting Goods Company of St. Louis, and forever changed the way baseball is played.

Spittin’ Bill Doak…


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