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GLOVE STORY
Henry Hecht
June 25, 1984
Oakland's Joe Morgan, one of the best defensive second basemen in history, claims the smallest glove in the majors. It fits easily inside a standard infielder's model (above). "I got the idea from Nellie Fox," he says. Lacking an exceptionally strong arm, Morgan knew he needed to get rid of the ball quickly. "With a small glove, you know where the ball is all the time. The glove is the pocket."
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June 25, 1984

Glove Story

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Oakland's Joe Morgan, one of the best defensive second basemen in history, claims the smallest glove in the majors. It fits easily inside a standard infielder's model (above). "I got the idea from Nellie Fox," he says. Lacking an exceptionally strong arm, Morgan knew he needed to get rid of the ball quickly. "With a small glove, you know where the ball is all the time. The glove is the pocket."

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