Our Story

Our Story

I started playing baseball at a young age and immediately fell in love with gloves. I still remember saving up to buy my first leather glove from Gart Brothers in Cedar City, Utah. Over the years, I’ve owned many gloves, but it wasn't until college that I began repairing them.

During my junior year of collegiate baseball in 2009 at Southern Utah University, the web lace on my glove snapped. Not knowing anyone who could fix it, I bought a new glove, but I didn't like it as much. Determined to restore my old glove, I bought a lace kit and taught myself how to fix it. This sparked a new passion, and soon I was repairing gloves for teammates and friends.

In 2013, I turned my hobby into a business and founded Reglove. The idea for Reglove was sparked after an impactful lecture and discussion I had while pursuing my Master’s degree at Virginia Tech University. I began taking gloves apart, writing notes and diagrams, then fixing them. I started using worn-out gloves to create upcycled leather products like wallets and keychains. Over the past decade, I’ve repaired thousands of gloves, gaining extensive hands-on experience and a deep understanding of glove components.

By 2016, I began designing my own gloves, starting with catcher's mitts and fielding gloves. Though the first attempts were rough, it was a significant step forward.

In 2020, a pivotal year in my journey, a friend encouraged me to continue pursuing my passion and helped me make valuable industry connections. With renewed energy, I launched Yardley Sports in December 2020, aiming to develop gloves that incorporated the best features I had encountered during my repair work.

Drawing from my extensive experience as both a player and a coach, I understand how gloves should fit, feel, and respond. Yardley gloves might feel familiar because they incorporate the best elements from top gloves, refined through my personal insights.

At Yardley Sports, our mission goes beyond making high-quality gloves. We aim to foster confidence and enhance the playing experience by creating products that support a successful and enjoyable time on the field. Baseball is more than just a game; it builds friendships, teaches resilience, and celebrates success.

Thank you for being part of our journey. Whether you're a young player just starting out or a seasoned professional, Yardley Sports is here to support you with gloves that combine craftsmanship, innovation, and a deep love for the game.

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