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Horst K Wieder, Klaus A Wieder: Elastic pull-type exerciser. John M Diehl, November 22, 1977: US04059265 (55 worldwide citation)

Grip member for elastic cord used for exercising contains two parallel cylindrical bores with slightly greater diameter than the cable, to slidingly receive the cable and prevent sliding of the cable through the grip member and permit adjusting of the active length of the cable used in any specific ...


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Alan K Uke: Bat for baseball or softball. Brown Martin Haller & McClain, April 19, 1994: US05303917 (54 worldwide citation)

A bat for baseball, softball or other sporting games comprises a first member extending from a first, butt end of the bat to form a handle region of a first diameter, and a second member extending from the opposite, barrel end of the bat to form a barrel region of a second, larger diameter. The two ...


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John R Bohannan, William H Beever, J Andrew Stirling: Fiber reinforced article. Phillips Petroleum Company, A W Umphlett, July 18, 1989: US04848745 (53 worldwide citation)

A filament winding process is disclosed for producing articles having a layer of wound helically extending fibers sandwiched between generally longitudinal fibers. The process is well adapted for use with thermoplastic resins and for producing articles having a high resistance to bending. In a prefe ...


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Herman Yerke: Permanent form-fitting, non-slip cover for handgripping portion of baseball bats, golf clubs and the like. Joe Hall Jr, March 15, 1977: US04012039 (53 worldwide citation)

A permanent form fitting slip resistant covering for the hand gripping portion of a baseball bat or similar sporting or non-sporting device. The covering is a synthetic fiber that is applied to the handle by means of an Electrostatic machine or any other flocking device using an epoxy, or similar ba ...


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Gordon George E, Landrum Leon L: Baseball equipment storage rack. October 17, 1972: US3698563 (53 worldwide citation)

A portable storage rack is disclosed including a ball box for storage of baseballs, a plurality of bat retaining members extending from the ball box for storing bats, and a plurality of fingers extending from the ball box and providing hooks for the storage of baseball helmets or gloves. Additional ...


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Kenneth T Effler, Douglas H Miner: Baseball shoe with improved outsole. Nike, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, May 26, 1987: US04667425 (52 worldwide citation)

A baseball shoe is disclosed, which is comprised of an upper and a cleated sole attached to the upper. The cleated sole is formed of a single integral piece of plastic which includes a base extending through the toe, ball, arch and heel sections of the shoe. A pluality of first and second cleats ext ...


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Henderson Homer I: Ball throwing air gun. May 16, 1972: US3662729 (51 worldwide citation)

A ball is propelled from a gun barrel by compressed gas, normally air. The air is stored in a reservoir at a selected pressure to give to the ball the desired muzzle velocity. A quick acting valve is opened to admit the reservoir stored air into the barrel to propel the ball. The device is equipped ...


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Peter A Mahieu: Baseball pitching target with an adjustable strike zone. December 16, 1986: US04629188 (51 worldwide citation)

A baseball target device is disclosed wherein the device includes a target that is adjustable in height and length to simulate the strike zones of different size batters. In the preferred embodiment, the device utilizes a base to which a telescopically adjustable vertical frame is attached, wherein ...


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Glenn R Johnson: Batting glove. Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 15, 1993: US05218719 (50 worldwide citation)

A batting glove for use in softball, baseball, or other games of the like wherein a wooden or metallic bat is used. The batting glove includes pads located between the first and second phalangeal joints and a palm pad located across the metacarpophalangeal joints of the hand in order to create a rem ...


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Charles S Baum: Sports analysis and testing system. Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, March 28, 2000: US06042492 (50 worldwide citation)

A sports analysis and testing system includes a plurality of high-speed digital video cameras, each aimed at a player from a different perspective to record their movements and those of a ball in play. In a baseball application, a programmed computer interfaced to the video cameras and various optio ...



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