MLB base coaches don protective helmets, but some see kinks in new rule
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Glenn Hubbard trotted on the field Wednesday wearing a helmet -- and feeling downright ridiculous.
"You know what it feels like?" he asked before a spring training game. "Look at that kid over there."
Hubbard pointed toward a young batboy standing at the edge of the Braves dugout, his head dutifully covered by a helmet.
"That's what I feel like," Hubbard said, not bothering to hide the disgust in his voice. "A batboy."
Actually, Hubbard is the first base ...
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