These Helmets are Fire

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Hardhat Zone

When Mets reliever Alex Torres debuted his new protective cap two weekends ago, lots of people on Twitter said, “Why doesn’t he just wear a helmet like the base coaches?” I responded to such people by saying, “A pitcher’s motion is too herky-jerk. A helmet wouldn’t stay on his head without a chinstrap.”

That . . . → Read More: Hardhat Zone

A Look at White MLB Helmets

Reader Leo Strawn Jr. recently sent me the photo you see above, which shows Reds greats Davey Concepcion and Johnny Bench wearing white helmets! It was striking to see, but I also had a feeling I’d seen it before — if not this specific photo, then others showing the Reds in white headgear . . . → Read More: A Look at White MLB Helmets

Aggies Use Their Heads for New Helmet Design

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Interesting move yesterday by Texas A&M, which unveiled a new 1939 throwback that will be worn this Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe. The most interesting thing about it, as you can see above, is that they’ve come up with a strikingly . . . → Read More: Aggies Use Their Heads for New Helmet Design