There really is no need to wear a helmet if you're just watching. Foul balls do sometimes pop over fences, but most parks have nets and it is unlikely you will get hit by a ball.
If you are playing, it is necessary to wear a helmet while batting.
Players are much closer to home plate in softball therefore the ball will travel to the pitcher and to the bases much quicker. There is a far greater chance of getting hit in the face with the ball in softball.
softball helmets have a face guard to keep the player from getting in the face or mouth area by a wild ball.
Mountain bike helmets are better than dirt bike helmets
Schutt sells helmets for softball, baseball and football. The company also offers helmet paint and gear. More information about the different helmets can be found on the Schutt's website.
In 1839 Helmets weren't worn, the gloves on the leather was made of not as good material, the baseballs were bigger, The paycheck was obviously smaller, you could chew and smoke in the dugout, it wasn't a power hungry game.
Professional baseball teams only wear helmets when batting and they don't have designated colors. Several baseball players wear red helmets when batting.
Chin straps come in handy by securing a helmet to the head. The are used for baseball helmets, football helmets, combat helmets, hockey helmets, and motorcycle helmets.
A motorcycle helmet must meet DOT gauges to be legitimate for the street, a snowmobile head protector does not.
Full face snowmobile helmets and motorcycle helmets both protect the riders head and face from injury and the elements and can be used interchangeably. The only difference is that some snowmobile helmets have a breath box to keep the face shield from fogging up. I got my helmet from rideinstylehelmets.com.
if you're talking about comparing it to football helmets: EVERYTHING. Its lighter; there's more room; little, but enough padding inside; there is plastic at the bottom of the facemask. It just protects your head enough since you arent charging head first at anyone. Its also illegal in lax to go head first into anyone for any reason. if youre taling about bike or motorcross helmets: look for yourself :P
Razor helmets fit heads between 21.5 and 23 inches and are adjustable using the chin strap. They are generally meant for children between the ages of eight and fourteen.