Baseball gloves attract oil easily, so you should learn how to remove oil from a baseball glove. Using oily gloves to play baseball is not the best idea. Baseball gloves are easily covered in oil and it is just as easy to remove the oil. Here are a few steps that can help you to remove oil from a baseball glove.
- Dry cloths
- Laundry pretreatment
- Cover the stain in cornstarch. Use cornstarch to cover the stain. Let the cornstarch sit for about an hour. Once time has elapsed, go ahead and remove the cornstarch by wiping it off with a dry cloth.
- Pre-treat. Use any form of laundry pretreatment to treat the oil. There are special detergents that will help remove the oil from your baseball glove.
- Wash. Follow the directions on how to wash your particular glove. Try and wash your glove using hot water. The heat will aid in the removal of the oil stain from your baseball glove.
- Air dry. Once you are done washing your glove using the above methods you can lay them out in the sun to air dry. This will help keep the glove's size and shape. Leave your baseball glove to dry for at least 24 hours.