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MLB not ready to approve padded cap lining

MLB not ready to approve padded cap lining

ESPN.com Updated Mar 27, 2013
When then-Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy suffered life-threatening brain injuries after he was struck in the head by a line drive in September, MLB said it accelerated its efforts to come up with acceptable protective headgear for pitchers.
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