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Congratulations to Nokona Alumnus Pat "Packy" Naughton on being selected in the 9th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft to the Cincinnati Reds. Pat becomes the first Nokona Baseball player to be drafted into the MLB. In the picture above, Naughton hurls to the plate for the Hokies of Virginia Tech.

Who is Nokona?

Nokona is the nation's oldest baseball glove manufacturer, handcrafting premium ball gloves since 1934. For generations, Nokona has been dedicated to providing the best baseball products in the world—all made in America. Nokona represents premier independent baseball organizations comprised of elite travel players in their geographical region. 

Through a formal arrangement with the American Original Ball Glove Co. LLC, dba Nokona, Metro Mass Baseball Club Inc., dba Nokona Baseball plays under the Nokona name and receives exclusive benefits including product, discounts, and support.

Nokona Baseball of the Northeast was the first and original team to sign an agreement with Nokona to play under their name back in 2005.

Nokona's mission is to be a part of elite travel baseball, and to engage with top players and coaches who are at the forefront of the game.

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About the Nokona Baseball Program in the Northeast

The Nokona Baseball program, an accredited 501(c)3 non-profit organization, was founded over 12 years ago with a simple mission: To teach, train, develop and mentor young athletes whose interest it is to play college baseball, all at an affordable cost.

Nokona Baseball is centered on enhancing a player's opportunities for success.  For each age group, the Nokona Baseball Program represents a collection of the area’s most talented players. These athletes come together as a team and compete at the highest level while developing their individual skills and having fun in the process.

The right path to success can begin at any age.  Our organization and its coaches have an enormous passion for baseball. We look to identify and work with players who share a similar passion and want to get the most out of their talents and baseball careers.  We stress the importance of education and the discipline and preparation necessary to achieve success, thereby allowing our athletes the opportunity to play at the highest level possible.

Winning is a product of our success, but not the only measure. Nokona prides itself on past members who have gone on to prestigious colleges and universities, student athletes who have fulfilled their dream of someday being part of a quality collegiate baseball program. Our clinics, camps, and travel teams all help in the overall development of a player’s skills—but the life lessons learned along the way are invaluable.

Nokona teams have continuously put forth a level of commitment and dedication that has come to symbolize what it means to be a Nokona player and carry on in the proud tradition of the program.

Free Custom Nokona Ballglove Program for All New Nokona Players in 2018

Nokona Baseball is pleased to announce that its Free Custom Nokona Ballglove Program will provide a custom glove for all new Nokona Players in 201 (a $400.00 value).

Since 1934, The Nokona Ballglove Company has been handcrafting premium gloves and today remains the nation's oldest baseball glove company—and manufacturer of the only baseball glove still made in the USA. The Nokona Baseball program is pleased to be able to provide our ballplayers with one of the finest products made for baseball today. The glove design and color is custom and specific to our Nokona Baseball program.

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