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 > Little League Online > Media > Little League News Archive > 2011 > January-April > Easton-Bell Hopes 'The Dome' Will Prevent Sudden Injuries

Easton-Bell Hopes 'The Dome' Will Prevent Sudden Injuries

Easton-Bell Hopes 'The Dome' Will Prevent Sudden Injuries

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Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball, recently attended the public introduction of the “pitcher’s helmet,” which was developed by the Easton-Bell sporting goods company. “The Dome,” as it is being called, is essentially a padded band that slips comfortably over a baseball cap. The prototype weighs about 5½ ounces and has the look and feel of a bicycle helmet with the top cut off. The helmet is designed to protect the pitcher head from line drives hit from the batter's box.

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