catcher's mask

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a mask to protect the face of the catcher in baseball

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6, you'd better put a catcher's mask on your face because I'm going stomp all over your face with golf spikes because I'm going to win this for the state of Pennsylvania and we're throwing you out of office because, you know what, I'm sick and tired of your negative ads," Wagner said in the video.
The subject wore a catcher's mask and canvas baseball shoes with what one catalogue called "instep straps" and "fancy toe tips." He had a fingerless glove on one hand, and on the other a large glove of a type rarely seen, first described in 1884, inspired by those that protected bricklayers' hands, made of soft buckskin with contrasting, hard cowhide fingers.
However, throat protectors go back as early as 1888, as demonstrated by a Spalding advertisement for the Spalding's Trade Marked Catcher's Mask No.
Baseball catcher's mask, U.S., leather, steel, and Velcro (1985).
The catcher's mask used in baseball was invented by Fred W.
But take off that catcher's mask and you can see the maturity and love for a boy's game in Carlton Fisk's eyes.
In one memorable game in 1955, the Steelers, with their quarterback, Jim Finks, wearing a catcher's mask to protect the broken jaw he suffered in an earlier game in Philadelphia, won in dramatic fashion and took over first place, but they so were banged up after beating the Eagles that they lost six of their last seven games.
Layne huddled with the other umpires, but the call remained even though Layne said he saw the bat make contact with the catcher's mask, as did some of the other umpires.
His bat and catcher's mask were the first artifacts sent to the newly constructed Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., in 1938.
In one painting he shared with the team Wednesday, Dali is wearing a catcher's mask, and among the scrawled messages in the frame is a paraphrased Dali quote: "Have no fear of perfection.
When Tom Brokaw created the term "The Greatest Generation," he may not have realized that in one Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra, he had a single figure who represented the whole experience, wrapped up in a chest protector, shin guards and catcher's mask.
The team is in need of new or used baseball gloves, bats and a catcher's mask. For more information or to make donations, call John Person at (508) 791-0956, ext.128.
The team is in need of new or used baseball gloves, bats and catcher's mask. For more information and to make donations, callt John Person at (508) 791-0956, ext.128.
According to section 5.10 of the 2007 MLB Umpire Manual, "If a batted or thrown ball inadvertently goes inside a player or coach's uniform (or lodges in the catcher's mask or paraphernalia), the umpire shall call 'Time.' He will, using common sense and fair play, place all runners in such a manner that, in the umpire's judgment, will nullify the action of the ball going out of play.
The team is in need of new or used baseball gloves, wooden bats, a catcher's mask and uniforms.