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Nocona Athletic Goods Company - Factory Tour

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Nocona, TX
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

It was very interesting to see that it takes 22-26 pieces of leather to make a baseball glove. Also, I was impressed that one lady had worked there for over 50 years-that is dedication. As a school teacher I find it insightful about the unique...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Clyde B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I used to work at this factory when I was in college back in the 1960s. Nocona is my hometown. I frequently tour the facility, and highly recommend the up close and personal tour. You can smell the leather a mile away! And what's great...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Tom C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We take an annual road trip with our grandchildren ages 6 thru 21. This museum for us was a must see as our 13 year old grandson plays select baseball in the Dallas metroplex area. A nice side light to our visit is we live...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Zachary H
Reviewed 5 August 2017

My wife and I took our two baseball playing boys to the Nokona Glove Factory to see how baseball gloves are made. We visited Dallas during the week and drove to Nocona on Friday morning to tour the Nokona Glove Factory. I was told that...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I recently took a tour of Nocona Athletic Goods in Nocona, TX which is 120 miles northwest of Dallas. This small company manufactures amazing baseball gloves and catcher mitts from leather and is the last remaining U.S. company who still makes these excellent quality gloves....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank James M
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Fascinating, up close, and personal tour of how the only baseball glove made in America is manufactured. All baseball fans should do this.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank CarolH83
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Rode trip I've wanted to make for years. Finally made time in family schedule to travel from Dallas to Nacona. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and seeing some history of the Nacona gloves. Nice selection of gloves in factory store. Wish they had bats and balls...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank John S
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The tour gets you up close and personal with the entire process. Everyone in the facility was happy and talked with our small group. They really are proud of the gloves they make. They were also making a small run of Lodge cast iron pan...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank D H
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Late last year I bought my granddaughter the best (and most expensive) fastpitch softball glove made - the Nokona Elite X2. Last week, I drove to Nocona for the factory tour to see how the glove is made. Much to my dismay, the factory was...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank CoolPapaGreen
Reviewed 19 June 2014

What a great experience! We watched how a baseball glove is made, starting with the leather hides and going all the way through packing and shipping. The process is pretty complicated, with many steps and machines--and the skill of a lot of people. The factory...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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