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New York Yankees Danny Farquhar wears protective cap after brain surgery

“Farquhar, signed to a minor league contract two weeks ago, is using a 6-ounce product from Unequal Technologies that is fitted for the official Major League Baseball 4-ounce New Era Cap, Unequal CEO Rob Vito told OTL.” FULL ESPN STORY Additional News on the subject: — MLB — BLEACHER REPORT — PRESS FROM — ELITE… Continue reading New York Yankees Danny Farquhar wears protective cap after brain surgery

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Pitcher, 11, hit by line-drive, now advocating for pitcher’s safety equipment

Ralph and Nicky Warner of Midland Park have been living moment by moment since Sunday, when their son, Ralphie, suffered a fractured skull after being struck in the head by a line-drive hit during a youth baseball tournament. "He's alert and he's talking," his father, Ralph Sr., said Tuesday. "They did an MRI this morning… Continue reading Pitcher, 11, hit by line-drive, now advocating for pitcher’s safety equipment

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8-Year-Old Baseball Player Gets Hit by a Ball, It Stops His Heart

  An eight-year-old Texan boy’s heart stopped beating when he got hit in the chest by a baseball while he was playing was playing in a little league tournament on Thursday. After being hit in the chest, Kekoa Ramirez took a moment’s pause and attempted to continued playing, throwing the ball to second base. But… Continue reading 8-Year-Old Baseball Player Gets Hit by a Ball, It Stops His Heart

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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. 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 in the chest. He fell limp to the mound. His… 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