chest protector


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Noun1.chest protector - protective garment consisting of a pad worn in baseball by catchers and by football playerschest protector - protective garment consisting of a pad worn in baseball by catchers and by football players
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
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The first oddity - a third strike that bounced and stuck in the middle of the chest protector of Gold Glove catcher Yadier Molina - enabled pinch-hitter Matt Szczur to reach first base to start the seventh inning.
July 31: A pitched ball disappeared into the chest protector of Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium.
Cut out the stuffing inside her chest protector because it was uncomfortable.
Obviously, a crow bar would bounce harmlessly off of the air cushion, while the same blow to a hockey chest protector would result in some serious pain, regardless of the hard plastic armour.
There was an inflatable chest protector showing moderate wear, its nozzle visible at ten times magnification and its manufacturer's stamp--Gray's Patent Body Protector (the item was introduced in April, 1884)--legible at twenty.
When a Leominster man reported to his insurance company that he crashed his car into a concrete barrier in Worcester, he neglected to say he was wearing a helmet, chest protector and elbow pads at the time,'' DA Communications Director Timothy J.
Myers found out Devils had signed Polish netminder Kosowski via twitter and then discovered his chest protector had been handed to the new player.
While a chest protector may cost $150, and a glove could cost $100, mouth guards may be one of the least expensive pieces of protective gear available.
Mesoraco was ejected for arguing balls and strikes, then poked a finger at plate umpire Chad Fairchild's chest protector and bumped him before leaving.
The Jewish catcher, Bob Berman, remembered his response to the pitcher's insult: "I put my glove down, took my mask off, my chest protector off, took my shin guards off and I said, 'Pardon me?
Koch, 23, who was wearing a chest protector, knee pads and a helmet at the time of the accident, had four minutes to somersault over five cars while wearing so-called kangaroo boots or powerbocks.
Bresnahan's shin guards were the final pieces of the catcher's major armor, following the glove, mask, and chest protector.