A young baseball player is suing the MLB and Rawlings Sporting Goods, claiming his minor-league issued helmet didn't protect him from a 93-mph fastball to the head. While catching for the Delmarva Shorebirds in 2008, Jordan Wolf was beaned with the baseball, resulting in a fractured skull and a brain hemorrhage that left him unable to speak and unable to feel the right side of his body. He has since been diagnosed with epilepsy. Wolf claims the helmet was only designed to withstand a 60 mph pitch, which is inadequate for professional baseball.
Minor League Player Sues Over Faulty Helmet
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