The Mitt Mobile

Boy holding a catcher's mitt from the Mitt Mobile

16 vintage catcher’s mitts tell the story of how Yogi’s position — and the game itself — evolved over decades of play.


Ongoing Exhibition


Adult men holding catcher's mitts around the Mitt Mobile

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Eight catcher's mitts from the Mitt Mobile

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A group gathered around for the ribbon cutting opening of the Mitt Mobile

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A group of adults learning about the historical mitts from the Mitt Mobile

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Close-up of a mitt from 1960 from the Mitt Mobile

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Close-up of supporters plaque on the Mitt Mobile

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Visitors are invited to touch baseball history through our mobile, hands-on display of catcher’s mitts dating from 1895 to the present. From the pillow-style gloves of the “Dead Ball Era” to today’s high-performance models, the mitts offer a tangible timeline of our national pastime.

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Noon – 5 pm
Wednesdays – Sundays

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The Museum is a fun and engaging destination for groups of all ages – students, tourists, seniors, youth sports teams, community organizations, corporate groups. Reserve group admission in advance to explore highlights of the permanent collection and rotating show with a Museum-trained docent. To schedule a tour, call 973. 655.2378 or email [email protected].