By Jim Kelly Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Gunnar Sandberg, who recently returned to his high school baseball diamond after nearly dying from a line drive off his skull a year ago, introduced a new helmet prototype that he hopes will become standard equipment for youth leagues nationwide.
Monday, the Easton-Bell sporting goods company commemorated the one year anniversary of Sandberg's injury, which left him in a coma for two months, by gifting him with a prototype of a "pitchers helmet" inspired by Sandberg's near fatal accident. The lightweight helmet might be on store shelves by year's end.
(READ the story in the Mercury News)
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