FacebookFacebookInstagram
Corey B
Corey
1 in 4 pgviews on web are Facebook. We're pretty sure most of them are facebook.com/b97neworleans :)
The Feed

Hot Topics

 


Protect That Noggin

Major League Baseball has been talking for a long time about introducing a helmet for pitchers to help protect them from line drives back to the mound.

No one seemed willing to try out the prototype, however, until this weekend, when Alex Torres, a reliever for the San Diego Padres, trotted out from the bull pen wearing one.

It’s an odd-looking piece of gear, looking more like it was designed for a big-headed cartoon character. But, if it does its job and protects the pitcher’s head, then I suspect we’ll see more pitchers wearing them.

Personally, if I were a pitcher, knowing that some of these line drives come back at 130 miles per hour or more, I’d be dressing up like a hockey goalie.

 


Tags :  
Topics : Sports
People : Alex Torres




 
06/22/2014 8:23PM
Protect That Noggin
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :


advertise with us
Recent Blog Posts
Clearing the Finish Line
Steel Boils At About This Temperature
Play to Your Strength
Freedom Summit, Revisited
Watch Out, Cupid!
Go Daddy or No Daddy
Dungeons & Dragons... with Real People
Not Your Typical Teddy Bear
Categories
Archives