batting helmet

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Noun1.batting helmet - a helmet worn by the batter in baseballbatting helmet - a helmet worn by the batter in baseball
baseball equipment - equipment used in playing baseball
helmet - a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
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Jerry Ziegler said his brother's death contributed to the addition of earflaps on batting helmets, saving countless other players from suffering the same fate.
Hughes was fatally struck by a cricket ball on the side and back of the neck; an area which remains relatively unprotected even in in current protective batting helmets.
Ray Chapman (Baseball) His death after being hit on the head by a spitball in 1920 resulted in batting helmets becoming compulsory.
He includes discussion of innovations such as batting helmets and padded outfield walls that occurred as the result of injuries, as well as innovations in medicine.
At times like that, batting helmets are as useful for keeping out noise-nuisance as blows on the bonce.
Their analysis features a thorough examination of equipment, particularly aluminum bats and batting helmets, but the authors miss opportunities to discuss the relationship between death and rule changes or cultural issues outside of baseball.
In addition, the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Devil Rays wore 3-inch patches on their sleeves and batting helmets promoting the Japanese office products company Ricoh when they opened the 2004 regular season in Japan.
Derrick should have known it was not going to be Glamorgan's day when he took delivery of eight batting helmets yesterday he had waited seven weeks for.
As for baseball's competitive integrity, steroids pose no greater threat than did other historically contingent "enhancements," ranging from batting helmets to the color line.