There are 108 double stitches on a baseball, but the first and last stitch are hidden below the leather. Since they are double stitches some people consider this 216 individual stitches. Each ball is sewn by hand, using 88 inches of waxed red thread.
Rawlings Sporting Goods has been the exclusive supplier of official game balls for Major League Baseball since the early 1970′s.
Every kid dreamed of growing up to play major leagues baseball, only a few select athletes ever made it past high school baseball and even fewer made it to the pros. However, the one thing we all had in common was Rawlings baseball gloves and balls, they are still the industry leader in high quality baseball products.
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