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softball helmets have a face guard to keep the player from getting in the face or mouth area by a wild ball.

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Why do softball helmets have masks and baseball helmets don't?

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.

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Do you have 2 have a cage on a softball helment?

No its not! In AUS its very uncommon for a softballer to have a cage on a softbal helmet :)

Why do women softball players have to wear softball helmets with cages?

To protect their faces in case of a bad pitch or if they foul the ball back up into their face.

Other than football for what other sports does Schutt sell 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.

Is there a difference between baseball and softball helmets?

Yes. The softball helmet has both ears covered. The baseball helemt has only one ear covered. That ear is the one closest to the catcher.

Softball facilities and equipments?

Equipment required in softball includes a ball, a bat, gloves, uniforms and protective gear, including helmets for the offensive team and a helmet, shin guards, and chest protector for the defensive catcher. ;)

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Mountain bike helmets are better than dirt bike helmets

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They are the same thing!! "Why softball is better than softball?"

What are the decals on the helmets?

They are stickers used normally on helmets.

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What were helmets called in ancient Greece?

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Gladiator helmets are helmets the gladiators wore in order to keep fro getting hurt.

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What is softball in Tagalog?

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When was CMS-Helmets created?

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