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Re: ENOUGH ABOUT PITCHER SAFETY
Pitcher safety affects the game in more ways than one. Many batters will consciously try to hit it out of the vicinity of the pitcher for fear of injuring him. Other players use it as an opportunity to intimidate other teams. In that respect it is similar to a brushback pitch in baseball. I think its great you dress up in armor and have no problems with pitching. Fortunately I have only seen one pitcher hit in the face in 25 years and that was on a liner that hit the rubber and shot up and hit the pitcher in the eye. Thanks God he didn't lose his eye. That was actually with metal bat and 47 core ball in 2003.