Hearing Loss Does Not Have To Hold You Back In Sports

Did you know that the football huddle was created for a deaf quarterback named Paul Hubbard?  Did you know that baseball hand signals were created for a deaf play named Ed Dundon in the 1800s?  William Hoy is another player credited with the implementation of hand signals (although the article below proves that may be just an urban legend!)

Make accommodations, and play on!  Here is a blog post from HealthyHearing about playing baseball with hearing loss.  And Here is an article about the history of baseball hand signals.





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