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Discussion: Worth Pitching Helmet

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March 24, 2014
Mark 44
Men's 60
56 posts
Worth Pitching Helmet
After playing in 2 mandatory face mask tournaments, I have changed my mind. I definitely prefer the Worth Pitching Helmet/Mask. It's light weigh, we'll ventilated, offers a clear line of sight & more importantly, it's far more comfortable. I tried the Rip-it face mask & the elastic strap hurt my ears.

Part of the fear I have of a head shot, is going to be my automatic reaction to turn my head. That's exactly what happened 30+ years ago playing against Sunnyvale Valve.

The helmet is really light. I've had 2 shots hit toward my upper body since wearing the helmet. One was a mis hit that I over reacted to & it drilled me. The other was this past weekend playing against a Major+ team, in St George. It was a #3 batter, he smoked it & I was able to catch it. The helmet/face mask didn't hamper me in the least.

Our other pitcher had a pop up that was harder to track, with the helmet on. He was able to make the play. He was afraid to rip the mask off, as he wears glasses.

Try the worth helmet/face mask, you won't be sorry.

Timberworks Construction 60 Major+
March 25, 2014
taits
Men's 65
4403 posts
Did YOU try playing with glasses on? (even sunglasses)
March 25, 2014
Mark 44
Men's 60
56 posts
Our other pitcher, Donnie wears glasses under the Worth helmet. I have worn sun glasses under the helmet, it works just fine. Hard to rip the helmet off, to grab a pop fly, with glasses on. I prefer to not wear any glasses. Less visual interference.
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