catcher's mask

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Noun1.catcher's mask - a mask to protect the face of the catcher in baseballcatcher's mask - a mask to protect the face of the catcher in baseball
bar mask - a catcher's mask with bars
baseball equipment - equipment used in playing baseball
birdcage mask - a catcher's mask with a strong wire face
face mask - mask that provides a protective covering for the face in such sports as baseball or football or hockey
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In the eighth inning on Sunday, Marisnick bulled his way towards home plate where he slammed into Angels Jonathan Lucroy, knocking his catcher's mask off and sending him crumbling to the dirt in obvious pain.
-- Pennsylvania's Republican candidate for governor had some advice Friday for his Democratic opponent: Put on a catcher's mask because "I'm going to stomp all over your face with golf spikes."
"It's part of our identity."C Still, the more the filmmakers dug into Berg's story, the less they knew the man behind the catcher's mask. "He operated behind a whole bunch of screens," Rodat said.C As a result, "we didn't delude ourselves into thinking we were going to solve the enigma," Lewin said.
Rule 5.06 (c) (7) reads, "If a pitched ball lodges in the umpire's or catcher's mask or paraphernalia, and remains out of play, on the third strike or fourth ball, then the batter is entitled to first base and all runners advance one base.
The image was a photographic negative made of glass, weighty and fragile, like a windowpane imprinted with what had been glimpsed through it: the spectral figure of a black man, his torso and face finely half-lit, his lashless eyes, white below the iris like a boxer's in a fight poster, looking out from behind a catcher's mask. The image revealed itself slowly--is revealing itself still--but one day I saw something that convinced me it held a secret: radiating from the image, undimmed through all these years, was the photographer's regard for that black man, something approaching adulation.
This catcher's mask has 21 vent ports throughout the shell that are flush to avoid direct contact with the face.
But the catcher's mask caught on quickly among pros and amateurs alike and was in wide use by the 1880s.
15 on his catcher's mask to pay tribute to Thurman Munson and delivered a performance that would have delighted the former New York Yankees captain.
As Travs general manager Pete Laven says, this is Bill Valentine's "baby." The Travelers front office never threw out anything over the years, and the central Arkansas baseball fan is the beneficiary, with everything from classic photos from the early 1900s Travs to a 1920s catcher's mask to every Travelers team photo since the 1960s, and lots, lots more.
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Try strapping on a catcher's mask, chest protector and shinguards, and crouch behind the plate during a 3-hour, 10-minute game as the stadium thermometer flashes 101 degrees.
The final duty of either the on-deck hitter or the runner who has just scored is to remove the catcher's mask or a bat, or both, from the path of an incoming runner/slider.