Softball pitchers turning to protective facemasks

Standing 43 feet away from the batter, a

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Standing 43 feet away from the batter, a softball pitcher has to have a quick reaction if the ball is hit back to them.  Some high school pitchers on Long Island are now choosing to wear a protective facemask since there has been increased awareness in all sports about the dangers of head injuries. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

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