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An ode to baseball gloves: Why players love their mitts so much

You held my hand in joy and in sorrow, in that indescribable elation of victory and in that indescribable hollow heartbreak of defeat.
You were my friend, you were my constant companion, you were an extension of me … of my left hand.
The first time I saw you was on a shelf in a Dallas sporting goods store. And I thought nothing could be more beautiful. You cost $25 and I thought it might as well have been a thousand dollars