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SportYankees Had MLB-Sanctioned Specialized Hat Made for Danny Farquhar

17:20  15 february  2019
17:20  15 february  2019 Source:   12up.com

Cleared after aneurysm, Farquhar agrees to deal with Yankees

Cleared after aneurysm, Farquhar agrees to deal with Yankees Pitcher Danny Farquhar has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Yankees after recovering from a ruptured aneurysm and brain hemorrhage.

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​The story of Danny Farquhar is mesmerizing. Back in April of 2018, the 31-year-old collapsed in the dugout due to a brain aneurysm.

Since then, he has worked his way back to baseball in the most inspiring of comeback stories, and most recently ​signed with the Yankees on a minor-league deal in late January. He was even announced as ​one of the 21 non-roster players New York is inviting to Spring Training.

After the Yanks signed Farquhar, however, they had a specialized, six-ounce ​MLB-sanctioned cap designed with a Kevlar composite insert to protect his head.

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Right-hander Danny Farquhar has agreed to sign a minor league deal with the New York Yankees just nine months after sustaining a brain hemorrhage Doctors determined Farquhar sustained a ruptured aneurysm . He underwent multiple surgeries and was released from the hospital on May 7.

Constructed by Unequal Technologies, the hat also consists of an outer flap of a polymer, similar to what is used in batting helmets for extra padding and protection.

"The Yankees contacted us to design something to meet with the approval of his neurologist," said Unequal CEO Rob Vito. "What we made protects his temple and the skull area where he had surgery."

Class. Absolute class from the New York Yankees. The beauty of sports in a nutshell.

This story will brighten the darkest of days. Here's to hoping Farquhar remains healthy enough to compete for a spot on the Opening Day roster.

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