Friday, November 28, 2014

Fact of the Day: Otto Helmet

During a 1953 NFL game, Otto Graham received a serious injury to his face. He returned with a plastic face mask attached to his helmet. This led face masks to become modernized, and a standard for every football player from the NFL to the little leagues. 

11 comments:

Christine said...

a good thing!

Kati said...

Yeah, good thing they are wearing those now!

-Kati

Dixie@dcrelief said...

I love trivia!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

A very good thing!

Pat Hatt said...

A good thing to have indeed

Unknown said...

Best *_*

Happy Weekend,

Nicole

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Holy Ghost Writer said...

A wise choice

Lucy said...

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Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Interesting .. Happy weekend Adam..

Theresa Mahoney said...

Great invention! Football can be dangerous!

bj said...

I sure am glad he got it started. Football is a dangerous game, no doubt.