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Old Thu May 30, 2019, 09:06am
Manny A Manny A is offline
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Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Lowcountry, SC
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I have one, and wore it last year in a college showcase in Spartanburg, SC when it was blazing hot. Took a shot to the upper chest on a pitch that the catcher set up on the outside corner and couldn't catch up to it. Hit me square. I really felt it, much more so than I would have using my Gerry Davis "Davishield" protector. Now, I only use the Adams when I work rec or JV games.
"Let's face it. Umpiring is not an easy or happy way to make a living. In the abuse they suffer, and the pay they get for it, you see an imbalance that can only be explained by their need to stay close to a game they can't resist." -- Bob Uecker
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