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