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Safety hats now available for MLB pitchers

In addressing this part of the game that has led to serious head injuries major league baseball has approved a padded cap that pitchers can now where while on the mound. The caps are designed with as much as one inch of padding to protect pitchers from the impact of a batted ball traveling at up to 83 miles per hour. In Palm Springs where california winter league games are currently being played players say the padded cap is a good step in making the game safer.

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