The History of Spalding

Spalding basketball

Spalding, founded by Albert Spalding in 1876, is an American sports equipment manufacturing company in Chicago, although its headquarters is now in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Spalding focuses on basketball, primally producing balls and commercializing nets, rims, ball pump needles, and hoops. Softballs are commercialized through Spalding’s subsidiary Dudley Sports. Before, Spalding manufactured … Read more