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A's security guard's new helmet saves him from a nasty bump on the head

This Oakland security guard got very lucky on Wednesday night. He found himself directly in the flight path of an errant foul ball -- but fortunately, thanks to a new MLB rule, he had accessorized with protective headgear.

And that, kids, is why you always wear a helmet.

-- Molly Fitzpatrick / MLB.com