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[...] of Famer Ralph Kiner waxes nostalgic about the more macho players of his generation and their disdain for batting helmets. Back in the [...]
Ralph Kiner is speaking of another era in baseball; it is hrad to fathom coming up to the plate without a helmet, but in 1952 most players wouldn’t be caught dead wearing a helmet. If you were to catch an NHL game during the 1952-53 season I am sure a helmet would be hard to find anywhere on the ice-including the goalie.
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