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Old 07-30-2007, 04:04 PM   #16
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Re: Line Drive Kills Minor League Coach

Here's a nice piece on Coolbaugh

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Old 07-31-2007, 08:49 AM   #17
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It would be REALLY distracting or the fielders. If this was a more common occurrence, we might see it, but it would be tough to adjust to. Batting helmets cut down on your peripheral vision and could cause more injuries.

There was a player I remember who wore a batting helmet without earflaps in the field. John Olerud.

Still, it's really not necessary. You can't prevent freak injuries. You could be hit in the throat or the kidney by a ball and die too. You just can't cover up every part of your body for a once in a million injury.

Olerud wore the earflap-less helmet because he had some sort of brain/skull condition that if he were to get hit just right in the head, the results would be fatal...going back, I can't think of anyone else who wore that style helmet in the field.
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