During the Depression, when Nocona Leather Goods Co. in Nocona (pop. 3,198) fell on hard times and couldn't sell billfolds and purses, the company began making baseball gloves. Home run! Seventy-five years later, the Nokona ball glove is still catching praise.
Nocona Baseball Gloves First Sold in Depression
On the Road, TriviaBy American Profile on July 2, 2006