Originally Posted by Chip R
I see their train of thought with helmets for pitchers. That said, let's be practical about this. Some pitchers have very violent deliveries that may cause the helmet to fall off during the delivery or follow through. Of course a chin strap could solve that problem but can someone pitch effectively wearing a helmet? Some could, no doubt. Others, perhaps not.
Some pitchers may want it to fall off as a distraction to the hitters. This could be fun if pitchers have to wear a helmet.