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New "Pitcher's Helmet" Failing to Catch on w/ MLB Players

Updated: 07/19/2014 5:48 PM
Created: 07/18/2014 5:56 PM KSTP.com
By: Chris Long

Only one MLB pitcher regularly uses a newly-available 'pitcher's helmet'. We asked a pair of Twins pitchers what they think about the new piece of equipment.

Kyle Gibson and Brian Duensing didn't just have an issue with the way the new helmet looks, but also how it functions.

Click the video box on this page to see what the new "helmet" looks like, and why most MLB pitchers aren't using it


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