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Minor League Player Takes Hit to the Chest and Goes Down

On Saturday, commotio cordis may have occurred in the minor leagues. Sadly, a 20-year old Brewers minor-leaguer goes into cardiac arrest after being struck by pitch. Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer Julio Mendez suffered a cardiac event after being hit by a pitch Saturday night and is hospitalized in critical but stable condition, the team announced… Continue reading Minor League Player Takes Hit to the Chest and Goes Down

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A pitch, a hit, and a miracle

Patrick Plunkett, 12, survives an often-fatal strike to the chest. See what his parents are doing to protect him now. Patrick watched as the low pitch ended up over the middle of the plate, not inside like he had hoped. The batter crushed the ball, sending a line drive straight back at Patrick, hitting him… Continue reading A pitch, a hit, and a miracle

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Catcher’s Corner: Performance Review of Unequal Tech

Vic Chu from WhatProsWear.com reviewed our Dome in a Catcher's Corner today.  He also used some of our padding and got creative with a wrist guard.  Vic did his research and reports his findings in this informative, unsolicited review. Their patented padding is thin, very pliable, yet firm and is intended to reduce the risk of… Continue reading Catcher’s Corner: Performance Review of Unequal Tech

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Heads Up! Unequal Reduces Risk in Contact Sports

For many years, the prevalence and dangers of concussions have taken center stage in sports-related dialogue. The epidemic exists across a range of athletics and affects players of all ages, yet, even with increased awareness, little has been done to effectively reduce its occurrence. In fact, a new study published by FAIR Health unveiled a… Continue reading Heads Up! Unequal Reduces Risk in Contact Sports

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‘MBA Blog’ Calls Attention to Unequal’s Powerful HART Protection

My son's first baseball game is next weekend and he is playing on the 8 and under squad this year. The little kid days of T-ball are drifting away and most of the kids will be pitching and catching on their own for the first time. So earlier this week when I read this Chicago… Continue reading ‘MBA Blog’ Calls Attention to Unequal’s Powerful HART Protection

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Chicago Tribune Highlights Unequal’s Solution for Saving Lives

…a new round of testing by Link's team has found that some new materials are likely to be effective in reducing commotio cordis. His team tested combinations of three foams with two different polymers — including one similar to Kevlar — developed by Unequal Technologies, an 8-year-old Pennsylvania company that integrates military-grade technology into sports… Continue reading Chicago Tribune Highlights Unequal’s Solution for Saving Lives

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MLB Hasn’t Authorized the UNEQUAL® Dome but Pitchers Are Wearing it

The Tuesday night line drive that earned Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco membership in a fraternity nobody wants to join evoked another episode in Cleveland 18 years earlier. "It looked a lot like Willie Blair's," said Bryce Florie, the former Red Sox pitcher whose own gruesome mound moment 15 years ago put him in the company… Continue reading MLB Hasn’t Authorized the UNEQUAL® Dome but Pitchers Are Wearing it