Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, Junior College, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.

I am a long time collector of baseball memorabilia, and it has become more than a hobby but an obsession.

If you need help you may contact me with more details of your glove.

Baseball Glove Dating Guide & Advertising Below I will leave a link to a guide to help date your vintage baseball gloves. Styles may have continued to be made after the dates stated but in general the web can be dated to that era.

Advertisements are a good way of dating your gloves.

If you can't find what you are looking for browse through some old magazines that would have sports related content.

All-America teams dating back to 1949 are listed on Established in 1945, the ABCA is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level.

Founded as the American Association of College Baseball Coaches (AACBC), the association was instrumental in the creation of the College World Series.

By the mid 1890s it was the norm for players to wear gloves in the field.

Pre 1900s - Gloves had no web and are referred to as "workman" style gloves.

Many early baseball gloves were simple leather gloves with the fingertips cut off, supposedly to allow for the same control of a bare hand, but with extra padding.