We had a recent scare (groin injury) that could’ve been much worse. I know many infielders don’t like wearing cups but for those that do can anyone suggest an easy wearing one that doesn’t reduce mobility?
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Years ago all infielders, pitchers, catcher used metal cups.
During a Stan Musial Championship game in Battle Creek, MI. Our SS fielded a "hard line" drive with his cup and the noise resonated thru out the Stadium.
At the end of the inning, our SS arrived at the dugout, removed the cup, use a wood bat to "hammer" out the dent.
"run don't walk" to your Sporting Goods store.
Whenever I get hit there as an umpire - after oof - it's usually, best $10 I ever spent...
I believe the crew at ESPN replayed the sound a couple times from an umpire that took one there on a short hop in one of the first 2 games on Saturday...
My son never complains about the titanium alloy cup made by Shock Doctor. He's primarily a C and also pitches and a little IF.