A player's glove, especially a good defensive player, is his most personal piece of equipment, and it is treated with great respect and care.
Check out 2012 capsules previewing each team in the National League Central.
The season is at the halfway point and two-thirds of the teams still have a legitimate chance to make the playoffs.
While flashing them has been an intricate part of the game, stealing signs is becoming a lost art in baseball.
From Ken Griffey Jr. to Dusty Baker to the Yankees, this spring brings plenty of interest.