June 13, 2013
“On a high pop, presumably, the catcher would have to run to the spot where he judged the ball was going to land, then lie on the ground face up and wait for it to hit him in the stomach.” Dan Gutman on Illinois inventor James E. Bennett’s hands-free baseball catcher cage (pictured above) in his 1995 book on baseball inventions, Banana Bats and Ding-Ding Balls.(via No Hands – Futility Closet)

“On a high pop, presumably, the catcher would have to run to the spot where he judged the ball was going to land, then lie on the ground face up and wait for it to hit him in the stomach.” Dan Gutman on Illinois inventor James E. Bennett’s hands-free baseball catcher cage (pictured above) in his 1995 book on baseball inventions, Banana Bats and Ding-Ding Balls.(via No Hands – Futility Closet)

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