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Have You Used Todd Helton's Protective Cup?

Buried in the middle of a Denver Post article on Aaron Cook's return home to the Cincinnati area, there is a quote from Todd Helton:

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Todd Helton, when asked if he had ever let a teammate use his glove, as he did for Brad Hawpe on Saturday night when Hawpe made his major-league debut at first base: "Lance Berkman used my (protective) cup in an All-Star Game once, but never my glove."

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In this case, Berkman doesn't have as close a personal connection with Helton as does Brad. A player's glove is his lifeblood out on the field.

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