Draper-Maynard (D & M) is a premium sport heritage collection focused on exceptional quality, authenticity, and detailing. Our sport inspired loo… Read More
Draper-Maynard (D & M) is a premium sport heritage collection focused on exceptional quality, authenticity, and detailing. Our sport inspired looks embrace a lasting sense of timeless individuality for the active and professional male.
Draper-Maynard was a pioneer baseball glove manufacturer located in Plymouth, NH and in the decade of the 1920s, better than ninety percent of all major league players used Draper-Maynard gloves and mitts. Babe Ruth frequented the D & M factory along with fellow Red Sox players who would travel to Plymouth to select their gloves personally. The company also produced superior balls and bats for use in the major leagues.
D & M was also widely known for its other lines of sporting goods, uniforms, and sportswear in the professional and amateur leagues of football, basketball, hockey, golf, tennis, and boxing. Their innovative sportswear collections included jackets, sweaters, sweatshirts, shirts, pants, shorts,
The slogan “The Lucky Dog Kind” was first heard at Fenway Park when Babe Ruth spoke to a rookie with a new baseball glove. Noting the D & M trademark depicting John Maynard’s bird dog, Nick, the Babe exclaimed, “Oh, you’ve got one of the lucky dog kind.” To the good fortune of the D & M company, Ruth’s words were overheard by one of the salesmen and shortly thereafter, D & M had the slogan copyrighted. Read Less