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Baseball Catcher's Mask

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 10/22/2008

Steve Richard Nicosia (b. 1955) played for eight seasons on four different teams, ending his career in 1985. As a rookie, Nicosia used this catcher's mask when he caught during Game Seven of the 1979 World Series. Later in his career, he set a San Francisco Giants record with eight consecutive hits in 1984.