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1 minute ago, sd181612 said:

Seems like the change is permanent.

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Wonder what made him decide to go there when guys like Everett and Wendelstedt did not (or maybe it was cause of the concussions suffered by those to while wearing the MAG was the reasoning)?

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On 4/4/2018 at 1:34 AM, BT_Blue said:

I was thinking the same thing about half way through. Would love to have seen a word count on that last Max post. Lol

Side note and back to the original idea when I started this thread... looks like Tim Timmons during today' Braves game was wearing a silver frame Force3 with black pads.

Pasted into word - 1563 words.

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40 minutes ago, udbrky said:

Pasted into word - 1563 words.

Damn! I don't know if I should "thank", "like", "love", or "lol" this.

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2 hours ago, BT_Blue said:

Damn! I don't know if I should "thank", "like", "love", or "lol" this.

And to think, I'm not much of a Scrabble or Words With Friends game fan. :cool:

Now with Estabrook being of the first group to start wearing a hardhat, I wonder if he's now using a RayFlex harness, instead of having to shift and reposition his CP on every pitch.

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21 hours ago, BT_Blue said:

My own opinion...

I could care less about the helmet. To each their own and who am I to complain about extra standoff head protection.

But why does the MLB logo look like it is a raised sticker put on there rather than it being a sticker placed on there like a catchers skull cap would.

Only a guess, but guessing they didn't have any MLB decals of the right size handy so they cut one off a soft hat and attached it.

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10 minutes ago, BT_Blue said:

Can anyone confirm if Hunter is wearing a skull cap in his game today?

BT, I have the game on right now. Looks to me like a regular cap for Hunter. On a side note, I don't know if anyone has commented on this here before or not, but Hunter's blacked out "W" on his CP is covered over with his dad's "HW" memorial patch. Pretty cool.

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17 hours ago, MadMax said:

And to think, I'm not much of a Scrabble or Words With Friends game fan. :cool:

Now with Estabrook being of the first group to start wearing a hardhat, I wonder if he's now using a RayFlex harness, instead of having to shift and reposition his CP on every pitch.

Watch out guys. I think MadMax has been hacked.  49 words.  No way it's him.

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1 minute ago, umpstu said:

Watch out guys. I think MadMax has been hacked.  49 words.  No way it's him.

Could be that @wolfe_man got a hole of it.

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Chris Guccione is wearing a FM4000MAG black-on-black. Conventional hat.

@Thunderheads, grey pads would look baaaaadasssss.

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Any idea on what brand that skull cap/helmet may be? Or anything close? Perhaps one with a shorter bill than a standard helmet.

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