Rawlings is a sports equipment manufacturing company in the United States. It was founded in 1887. The parent company is Jarden, Inc. Rawlings specializes in baseball equipment, but also manufactures softball, basketball, training equipment and American footballs. They have also recently started making fan gear such as chairs, tents, and bags with team logos on them. Rawlings has been the official supplier of baseballs to the major leagues since 1977, succeeding Spalding, which had been the supplier for a century.
Rawlings is also the creator of the MLB Gold Glove Award. Many major leaguers have endorsed Rawlings equipment over the years, especially baseball gloves. There are four main series for the gloves: the Gold Glove Series, the Heart of the Hide Series, the Pro Preferred Series and the Primo Gloves.