Protective Headgear

Coaches check on pitcher Doug Fister after being hit by a ball in Game 2 of World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Getty Images/Doug Pensinger)

MLB Takes Next Step Toward Pitcher Headgear

In what’s likely the most significant step yet toward protective headgear for pitchers, 12 or more major-league hurlers will soon begin testing padded caps.

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2012