In a place called Nocona, Texas premium ball gloves have been designed and handcrafted since 1934. For generations, the people of this small town have dedicated their lives to provide the best baseball product, made right here in America, so that you can use it with great pride and confidence.
NEW to Nokona, the classic American-made glove can be personalized to your specifications! Choose your style, size, web, laces, and embroidery, and your Nokona will be handcrafted just for you. Before you know it, you will be using it with pride.
* Custom Nokonas will be shipped from our factory in Texas within 4-6 weeks.
You can now custom laser engrave any glove to your specifications! Click here for more information on getting you glove branded.
America’s pastime. American made™. Since 1934, Nokona has been producing ball gloves for America’s pastime right here in the United States. Made with top-grain American hides provided by American ranchers, our leathers are tanned in the USA to Nokona’s specifications. This ensures that the highest American and Nokona standards are met so that you can wear your glove with great confidence and pride. Nokona gloves are still produced in the very same small town in Texas, where Nokona all started in the 1920s. They are made by Americans who carefully cut, stamp, stitch, lace, and embroider each glove by hand. Each Nokona has its own unique identity and feel, based on the careful selection of leather per part and its hand-crafted construction. Nokona puts classic American workmanship into every glove, using special techniques developed for close to 80 years. You can visit the Nokona factory to see how a glove is made.
Visit the Nokona factory to see how America's ball glove is made. You will see each part of the process – from leather selection and cutting, to stamping, embroidery, forming, stitching, and lacing. There are so many steps to handcrafting a Nokona, and you will see every one. Located in Nocona, Texas, the factory is just a 2-hour drive north of Dallas.
When you purchase a Nokona, you have selected the best glove made. Nokona's select glove leathers are easy to break in, but may still take time. When getting your glove ready, we suggest that you play catch and break in your glove or mitt naturally. This will allow your glove to form a natural pocket around your hand. You may be familiar with different methods and "quick fixes" to shortcut the break-in period. Unfortunately, we have seen the sad results of many of these over the past 80 years. You may also use Nokona Leather Treatment (NLT), our classic glove conditioner, to help with the break-in.
We perform full service work on our gloves, right in the very factory where your Nokona was handcrafted. From reconditioning to relacing to completely rebuilding your Nokona, we know that Nokona owners love to take care of their gloves.
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Nokona gloves and mitts are made from leather that is tanned to our specifications, and are pre-oiled. Proper care will provide you longer use. We recommend using Nokona Leather Treatment (NLT) - and have for over 50 years. We swear by it - we’ve seen the results of many touted oils, but none work as well as our formula.
NLT is best applied by rubbing it into the leather with your bare hands. Work it into every area, including the laces and inside the glove where cracking takes place. Unlike liquefied oils, NLT will not soak through to the padding.
You can also clean your glove with a clean wiping cloth and NLT. Rub the surface vigorously, and the NLT will actually cause the dirt within the grain to rise up to the top where it will be picked up by the cloth.
Just as you would treat your skin when it is dry, retreat your glove as needed. To find a dealer near you who carries NLT, visit our Retail Locator.
Nokona ball gloves are fully guaranteed for One Year against defective workmanship and material when used for the purpose intended under normal conditions, and provided it receives proper care. New this year, the X2 Elite Series comes with a Two-Year Warranty.
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Nokona is proud to be affiliated with these premier baseball organizations, comprised of elite travel players at the top of the game.
"Our baseball teams are honored to be partnered with Nokona. Being involved with a company that that takes pride in manufacturing the world’s best baseball gloves right here in Texas is very exciting."- Toby Flanagan, President of North Texas Baseball and Team Nokona Cowboys
"Nokona's commitment to dedicated student-athletes allows us to further provide a ‘best in class’ program for both our current and future players."- Geoff Cuneo, Co-Director of MetroMass Baseball Club and Team Nokona MA
Team Nokona represents premier independent baseball organizations comprised of elite travel players in their region. Through a formal arrangement with Nokona, these teams play under the Nokona name and receive exclusive benefits, such as product, discounts, and support. Nokona’s mission is to be a part of elite travel baseball, and to engage with top youth players and their coaches who are at the forefront of the game.
If you think your organization might be a good fit to add to the Team Nokona lineup, please let us know. Contact us at email@example.com.
American Original Ballglove Co., LLC (dba Nokona), a limited liability company organized under the laws of Arizona (herein the Company), appreciates the opportunity to review and evaluate new inventions and new ideas presented to it. The Company strives to give intelligent consideration and to deal frankly and fairly with those persons and organizations who make such presentations. The Company employs a staff of creative designers and engineers who originate and create, engineer and produce new ideas and new inventions and who develop methods and techniques of improving those inventions already in production. This staff may have developed an invention or process similar to or identical with that which you wish the Company to consider. You can understand that the Company cannot and will not become obligated to pay for inventions and ideas that are already available to it. Accordingly, and in order to ensure against any misunderstanding, it is necessary to set forth the terms and conditions upon which the Company will review and evaluate your suggestions of new inventions and new ideas.Prior to signing the attached Nokona Idea/Invention Submission Agreement, please be sure that you have read and fully understand the following terms and conditions that regulate and govern the basis of your submission. These conditions are as follows: Nokona Idea/Invention Submission Agreement
The undersigned submitter represents and warrants that he/she is the sole owner of the entire right, title, and interest in and to a new idea or new invention intended to be submitted to the Company after the undersigned submitter is notified by the Company that it has received a signed copy of this Agreement.
The undersigned submitter also represents and warrants that he/she has the right to transfer all such right, title, and interest in and to such new idea or new invention to the Company.
The undersigned submitter further represents and warrants that he/she has read and understands the above Nokona Idea Submission Policy.
The undersigned submitter hereby agrees that his/her new invention or new idea is to be submitted only after the Company acknowledges receipt of this Agreement signed by the submitter and subject to each and every one of the terms and conditions set forth in the above Nokona Idea/Invention Submission Policy.
The undersigned submitter further represents and warrants that he/she is eighteen (18) years of age or older. (If not, this Agreement must also be signed by parent or guardian.)