Originally Posted by redlegz
In the Majors I'm fine with them not mandating the use of a pitching helmet, those are professionals and if they choose not to then fine.
However, at the younger ages and wherever metal bats are used, I think the pitcher should be using a helmet. Check the page out there are even some pictures of what the pitching helmet looks like and it doesn't look all that bad. (Helmet
Thanks for the links. I'm not sure that helmet's going to help out much if the kid gets a line drive anywhere below the top of the ear.