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Rickard appeared to be hit between the left earflap and the bill of his helmet by an 89 mph fastball from Angels right-hander Troy Scribner.
In 1983, earflap helmets were required in the major leagues, although many players still wear helmets covering only the ear exposed to an oncoming pitch.
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