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History of the football helmet


Professionals and amateurs alike wear protective head gear to reduce the chance of injury ... Before the invention of the football helmet, players would often grow their hair long, because they beli...

Who Invented the Football Helmet? - Antique Football


James Naismith, the "Father of Basketball," is said to have invented the football helmet to protect his damaged ears while playing football for the YMCA ...

History Of Football Helmets

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One of the rarest and first leather football helmets Circa 1903. Soft, very thin ... It was created to protect from the dreaded "cauliflower ear". (It didn't provide much ...

The First Plastic Football Helmet Often Broke on Impact - The Atlantic


Nov 6, 2014 ... Here, in an early demonstration of a leather football helmet, the presenter introduces the invention as "an attempt to prevent fatal injuries in ...

History of Football Helmets | LIVESTRONG.COM


Aug 22, 2015 ... In today's game of football, helmets are vital to preserving the health of ... These helmets were invented in the 1950s but banned from NFL ...

The Evolution of the Football Helmet | iSport.com


Learn about the football helmet's creation and evolution. ... However, when the game was first invented, the idea of players wearing helmets was still years away  ...

History of the NFL football helmet - NFL.com


Nov 14, 2012 ... Take a graphical look at how football headgear has evolved from the time of Curly Lambeau in the 1920s to Wes Welker in the modern NFL.

The Otto Graham Myth and the Evolution of the Face Mask


May 20, 2014 ... Helmet Hut has a deep collection of football helmets and masks with .... leads to the mistaken belief that he invented the football facemask.

Testing football helmets, 1912 - Rare Historical Photos


It is not certain who invented the football helmet. In 1896 Lafayette College halfback George Barclay began to use straps and earpieces to protect his ears.

Leather Football Helmet History - All-Sports Museum Docent ...

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May 24, 2010 ... Soon after the end of the American Civil War, the leather football helmet had not been invented. Around 1865, colleges began organizing ...

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Past Time Sports: History of the Football Helmet


The leather football helmet has it's origin more than100 years ago first worn in an 1893 Army-Navy game. An Annapolis shoemaker created the first helmet for ...

Leatherhead to Radio-head: The Evolution of the Football Helmet ...


Oct 1, 2012 ... There are a few different stories about the invention of the football helmet but the earliest and the most frequently told dates back to they ...

When Were Football Helmets Invented | Vision Launch


Sep 2, 2014 ... Radio technologies are included in some helmets now as well, but the initial football helmet was believed to have been invented in 1896 by a ...