KHSAA: Facemasks Required For the 2018 Season

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    The bases are fine. Just wear proper equipment and it's not a big deal.
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    If everyone would of taught their daughters how to chew, spit and play ball at the same time we wouldn't be having this discussion about mask

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    Quote Originally Posted by RCC9 View Post
    There is too much money in the industry to regulate the equipment. Organizations come up with guidelines and requirements and bat companies figure out ways around it. So bats can be tested originally and then stamped "okay" but there is not a way to effectively or cost wise check bats on a ongoing basis. There is a lot that can happen to bats once they are purchased off the shelf. Most bats today get hotter with use. Or once they are "broken in". And then you have the ability to modify bat performance as well. So monitoring equipment is not as easy as it sounds.
    Neither is detecting it, but since you brought it up....maybe a little closer look during pre-game is in order ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vansmetal View Post
    If everyone would of taught their daughters how to chew, spit and play ball at the same time we wouldn't be having this discussion about mask
    Really?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vansmetal View Post
    If everyone would of taught their daughters how to chew, spit and play ball at the same time we wouldn't be having this discussion about mask
    Ridiculous

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    This subject seems pretty simple........ the steps the KHSAA is taking this time makes 100% sense. We have all seen some pretty nasty injuries due to a softball hitting a player in the face. There have been so many listed reasons as to why/what causes the injuries such as the bats, close distance....... which are all very valid reasons, but what the KHSAA is doing to protect the players makes complete sense and should be supported by all, even if little Suzie doesn't want to wear one, its like a seatbelt law, both are put in place to protect people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper_Dad View Post
    Really?
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    Ridiculous
    I'm pretty sure VM is joking...in fact, I'm certain he is

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    Quote Originally Posted by BirdBrain View Post
    I'm pretty sure VM is joking...in fact, I'm certain he is
    In that case:

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    Quote Originally Posted by BirdBrain View Post
    I'm pretty sure VM is joking...in fact, I'm certain he is
    Good deal then!

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    The NFHS has now changed that rule. The umpires will no longer inspect bats and helmets before games. They have put that on the coaches. The umpires will ask that age old question during the pregame coaches meeting: "Is your team legally and properly equipped".

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    I was joking

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